Player to Watch: AJ Hattaway
Hometown: Livermore, CA
Travel team: Team Judah
Position(s): C, CF, 3B
AJ flashed onto the Baseball Youth radar like a rocket, batting an astronomical .500 while being selected as an All-Star during this summer’s Myrtle Beach Nationals. AJ was subsequently selected as the BY Patriots MVP for the tournament! Meanwhile, AJ has also posted some mind-boggling numbers during the summer for Team Judah, striking out 73 batters in 70.1 innings pitched while maintaining an ERA of 1.69 and a WHIP of .953. The Livermore native is also deadly on the base paths, having amassed a whopping 46 stolen bases this summer!
Baseball Rebellion’s JK Whited breaks down the swing of this week’s Baseball Youth Player to Watch, AJ Hattaway. See how AJ does a great job making contact out in front! Check back weekly for our Baseball Youth swing breakdowns.