Questions From Quarantine: Alec Mallinder

Since everyone has a little bit more time on their hands these days, we wanted to check in with our guys and see what they are up to. Welcome to "Questions From Quarantine", where we chat with our youth and high school players to get a pulse on what their generation is doing during this new reality.



Meet Alec Mallinder, a junior RHP from Plainfield North HS in Illinois. Alec is in his third year with Top Tier, playing for the 15U Nationals and 16U Americans the last two seasons. 

What's your name?
Alec Mallinder

What's your Twitter and your IG handle?
Twitter: @alecmallinder IG: @alec_mallinder

What were you doing right before you read this?
Working out with my trainer

Finish this sentence- Without school and baseball I finally have enough time to…
Spend time with family and friends.

What's the worst part of social distancing and quarantine?
No more baseball with my teammates

What's the best part of social distancing and quarantine?
I get to relax and focus on myself a little bit more

What are you worried about running out of the most?
I'm worried about running out of toilet paper because apparently everyone needs 45 rolls at Wal-Mart

Insta, Snap, or Tik-Tok? Why?
Tik-Tok because they have some funny videos

Which class are you most excited about being done with?
AP Language and Composition

If you could quarantine with anyone dead or alive who would it be? Choose 3.
My dad, Kevin Hart, and Shaq

Would you rather play in the College World Series or be a high school draft pick?
High school draft pick

Droppin' bombs or throwin' ched?
I gotta go with the gasolina

Who's the most over-hyped player in Major League Baseball right now?
Bryce Harper

Pants up or down?
Up

Hottest sneakers in the streets right now? 
Definitely the all white G-Fazos

Tell me 5 songs you keep on rotation right now.
Lo Mein by Lil Uzi Vert, Numbers by A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, BOP by DaBaby, Myron by Lil Uzi Vert, and A-Team by Travis Scott

What 3 items can you not live without right now?
My green plyo ball, Theragun, and phone

Top 10 in the MLB right now are...? 
1. Mike Trout 
2. Gerrit Cole 
3. Cody Bellinger 
4. Marcus Stroman 
5. Mookie Betts 
6. Max Scherzer
7. Nolan Arenado
8. Justin Verlander 
9. Francisco Lindor
10. J.D. Martinez


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