Player Spotlight: 2B/OF Michael Burke (Holland Hall, 2017)

Andy Urban
Oklahoma Scouting Director

Name: Michael Burke   
School: Holland Hall
Position: 2B/OF
Grad Year: 2017

Scouting Report
A 6-foot, 175-pound athletic build. Offensively, right-handed hitter, middle of the cage, flat approach. Hits from an open, athletic stance, some rhythm in the hands, big leg kick for timing, short to the ball, high, rotational finish, very quick hands, exit velo of 87 mph. Smooth runner, 6.83 60. Defensively, in the outfield, good actions, some stiffness, high-3/4 arm slot with some carry and accuracy, 82 mph. On the infield, shows some quickness, flashes improved footwork, low-3/4 slot, 72 mph.

Here is a look inside the recruitment of Michael Burke

PBR: Are you looking for anything in particular in a school? (Example: high academics, certain academic program, local, etc.)

Burke: Warm climate, larger school, and entertainment majors.

PBR: How did you do your junior year? What were your high school statistics? Any accolades? And how did your team do?

Burke: All conference and Team MVP. PA: 58  AB’s: 41  Hits:20  BA: .488  Runs: 17 Singles:12  Doubles: 7  Triples; 1  RBI’s:13  SB:10  OBP:.621. Overall Record 10 and 13. No strikeouts in the season.

PBR: What are you goals for your senior season?

Burke: No strikeouts in the season and keep under 4 errors. Get the team to a positive record and set a positive example for the younger players in the program.

PBR: What travel team do you play for?

Burke: Oklahoma Naturals

PBR: Do you play any other sports?

Burke: Soccer, Tennis, and Golf.

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