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Tool Time: Top Left-handed Swings

The image of the left-handed hitting Ken Griffey waving his bat in his pre-pitch routine caused the confidence of many a pitcher to waver. He followed it up with one of the smoothest strokes ever seen. These San Diego Padres prospects do their best to strike fear into the opposition with their vision of sweetness.

Cedric Hunter A smooth operator from the left side, Hunter has a clean swing that offers up the advantage of sitting back on any ball while simply dropping the head of the bat to make solid contact. A refined approach and great hand-eye coordination gives him a level stroke that hits the top half of the ball to create backspin, giving it extra carry. He has such good control of the bat that he...

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