Hunter Feduccia has positioned himself to be a potential big-league catcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers system. This wasn’t easy for Feduccia, as the Dodgers already have a logjam of talent at the position. But that hasn’t had an impact on how Feduccia has handled his business with the low-A Great Lakes Loons this season.
Currently slashing an impressive .371/.532/.657 with an OPS of 1.189, the former Louisiana State standout is off to an impressive start.
Feduccia credits his fast start at the plate to the work he put in during spring training.
“I worked a lot on my swing during spring training,” stated Feduccia. “I really think that has helped me a lot. I haven’t changed too much about my mindset at the plate since last year. It’s more about the work on my swing.”
And the work he put in is truly showing in the early going of the Loons’ season, as he has been one of the most consistent bats in the lineup.
But it was more than his hitting that Feduccia worked on during spring training, as he said he also focused on his defensive game too.
“I feel my defense is good,” said Feduccia. “I worked a lot on my receiving during spring training, and I feel really good out there.”
His efforts during the spring is showing too, as Feduccia is currently carrying a .980 fielding percentage at the challenging position. Factor that in with his seven assists and the three double plays that he took part in and it’s safe to say that Feduccia is working towards a promotion soon if he keeps his numbers up.
Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers will definitely want to keep an eye on Hunter Feduccia’s development, as he continues to sharpen his skills in their system for years to come.