Super 60 Spotlight: Brandon Hylton

Nathan Rode
National Supervisor

Brandon Hylton

Class of 2018 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Ridge
    State: NJ
  • Summer Team: Diamond Jacks
  • Height: 6-6
    Weight: 220lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R


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Scouting Report

Hylton has a tall, lanky athletic build at 6-foot-5 215-pounds. One of the top uncommitted 2018s in NJ. LHH with power. Wide, slightly opened stance to start off. Hands just above back shoulder with bat parallel to the ground. Smooth, fluid load, hands go down and back. Uses a small leg lift and stride to start swing. Elastic and quick hips with swing. Produces impressive power with little effort. Produces some lift to swing. Has 7 home runs on the year so far.

Hylton has a lanky, athletic build at 6-foot-5 215-pounds. Took first pitch he saw over the right field fence for a home run (88 mph FB). LH hitter with power. Starts in a tall, relaxed stance with hands just below shoulder. Uses a small leg kick/lift to start swing and hand load. Hip torque is fluid and hands are quick through the zone. Still developing some feel in the field at first base - had a growth spurt of five inches since last year. Still growing into body with projectable frame.  High follow prospect.

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