2016 Massachusetts Spring Team Preview: Barnstable HS

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By Dylan Hefflinger, Dennis Healy, Trevor Brown and PBR Staff
Editor in Chief / Co-Director of Scouting

With the 2016 spring season right around the corner, PBR New England is eagerly anticipating bringing the New England states the best high school coverage throughout the region.

Starting February 1st, we began releasing team previews for teams across the state, leading into the Preseason All-State Teams as well as the Preseason State Rankings.

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2016 Massachusetts Spring Team Preview: Barnstable HS

Team Name: Barnstable
Head Coach: Ryan Kinski (2nd season)
Division: 1 (Old Colony League)
2015 Record: 10-11
Returning Starters/Pitchers: 7/3

2016 Team Strengths:

  • Starting Pitching
  • Catching
  • Outfield defense

2016 Team Weaknesses:

  • Relief Pitching
  • Power bats

Coach Outlook: Head coach Ryan Kinski "Starting Pitching should be a strong point as well as catcher. We also look to be strong up the middle."

Ryan BruningTop Returning Players:

  • Gary DiSarcina Jr, SS, 2016, 5'11", 165, R/R
  • Ryan Bruning (pictured right), RHP, 2016, 6', 175, R/R
  • Ben Floren, RHP, 2017, 6'1", 185, R/R
  • Jack Kennedy, 1B, 2017, 6'5", 235, R/R
  • Ryan Proto, C, 2019, 5'11", 175, R/R

Notable Alumni:

  • Whitney Floren, USF/NY Yankees
  • Pep Irerardi, PC
  • Sean Miller-Jones, Central CT
  • Matt Costello, Valdosta State, Milwaukee Brewers
  • Kevin Moran, BC, Chicago White Sox
  • Richie Tri, Central CT