Prep Baseball Report

FL: Inside the Numbers for the Updated Overall Class of 2019 Rankings

Mike Maerz
Director of Florida Operations/Area Scout

Last week, the updated PBR Overall Class of 2019 Rankings were released. The state of Florida was well represented not only throughout the Top 400, but five players from the state of Florida fell in the Top 10 including the new No. 1 Overall ranked player in LHP Hunter Barco of Bolles HS, FL.

Florida Players in the Top 10 PBR Class of 2019 Overall Rankings
No. 1: LHP Hunter Barco (Virginia recruit)
No. 4: OF Riley Greene (Florida recruit)
No. 5: SS Rece Hinds (Louisiana State recruit)
No. 8: OF Jud Fabian (Florida recruit)
No. 10: RHP Brandon Walker (Florida State recruit)

Let’s dive-in and take a deeper look at some of the numbers:

First, let’s look at a breakdown of where the prospects fall. Of the Top 400, Florida holds on to 60 of the spots, or 15 %.

By Ranking
 Top 10 - 5
Top 50 - 16
Top 100 - 23
Top 200 - 42
Top 300 - 52
Top 400 - 60

Next, let’s look at a breakdown of the positions:

By Position
Right-Handed Pitcher - 19
Left-Handed Pitcher - 7
Infielder - 22
Catcher - 6
Outfield - 6

Finally, of all of the Florida prospects that fall in the Top 400, 52 of the 60 players are already committed to play at the next level.

For the complete story on the updated PBR Class of 2019 Overall Rankings, CLICK HERE