SC 2021 Most Viewed Player Profiles: #10 Branton Little


Sammy Esposito
PBR SC Director of Scouting

With 2021 coming to a close we begin to take a look at the most viewed player profiles in South Carolina over the last year. PBR continues to be a go-to source of information for college coaches and pro-scouts. All Major League Organizations and over 800 colleges are subscribed to PBR services. Coaches and scouts can go to a players profile page and see player video as well as advanced analytics. With all the information provided it allows coaches and scouts to get an idea of who the player is as well as track their progress throughout their careers. 

 

PBR will see profile hits go over 12 million in 2021 with an average of over 1 million hits per month. Some of the most popular ways to a player profile page are event pages, tournament pages, player search, news articles and rankings. Over the next few weeks we will highlight the 15 most viewed profiles of 2021 in South Carolina. 

Most Viewed Player Profiles in SC

No. 10: Branton Little

Lanky and thin with projection easy to dream on moving forward.  Good direction, working level with a long, athletic arm swing getting to a high-3/4 slot.  Easy release with a quick hand.  This Wofford commit has helped Wando High School reach the district championship twice and looks to help lead them back again in his Senior year.          



Branton Little

Class of 2022 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2022
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: 3B
  • High School: Wando
    State: SC
  • Summer Team: Dirtbags
  • Height: 6-4
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Pitching
88
Max FB
(01/22/22)
86 - 88
FB
(01/22/22)
76 - 76
CB
(08/04/21)
73 - 74
SL
(01/22/22)
Pitching
Max FB
88
FB
86 - 88
SL
73 - 74
Pitching
Max FB
87
FB
83 - 86
CB
76 - 76
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
75 - 77
CB
65 - 67
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
75 - 76
CB
62 - 63
SL
68 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
75
FB
73 - 74
CB
65 - 67
SL
67 - 69
Pitching
Max FB
73
FB
71 - 72
CB
68 - 69
SL
68 - 68
Position
7.39
60-yard
(06/23/20)
80
INF Velo
(06/23/20)
82
Exit Velo
(06/23/20)
4.37
H-1st
(01/18/20)
Position
60-yard
7.39
INF Velo
80
Exit Velo
82
Position
60-yard
7.89
INF Velo
74
Exit Velo
81
H-1st
4.37
Position
60-yard
7.45
INF Velo
77
Exit Velo
75
H-1st
4.71
Position
60-yard
8.08
INF Velo
68
Exit Velo
75
H-1st
5.03
Trackman - Fastball
87.3
Velocity (max)
(08/04/21)
83.8 - 86.0
Velo Range
(08/04/21)
83.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/04/21)
2229
Spin Rate (max)
(08/04/21)
2083
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/04/21)
19.7
IVB (max)
(08/04/21)
15.4
IVB (avg)
(08/04/21)
19.6
HM (max)
(08/04/21)
15.8
HM (avg)
(08/04/21)
5.9
Extension (avg)
(08/04/21)
5.4
Release Ht (avg)
(08/04/21)
26
Spin Score (max)
(08/04/21)
75
Zone %
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
87.3
Velo Range
83.8 - 86
Eff Velocity (avg)
83.3
Spin Rate (max)
2229
Spin Rate (avg)
2083
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Fastball
Velocity (max)
77.3
Velo Range
76.1 - 77.3
Eff Velocity (avg)
73.6
Spin Rate (max)
2013
Spin Rate (avg)
1931
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - Curveball
76.8
Velocity (max)
(08/04/21)
62.7 - 73.6
Velo Range
(06/23/20)
65.2
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
2368
Spin Rate (max)
(08/04/21)
2368
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/04/21)
-8.5
IVB (max)
(06/23/20)
4.3
IVB (avg)
(06/23/20)
-7.4
HM (max)
(06/23/20)
1.8
HM (avg)
(06/23/20)
5.6
Extension (avg)
(08/04/21)
5.5
Release Ht (avg)
(08/04/21)
32
Spin Score (max)
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
76.8
Spin Rate (max)
2368
Spin Rate (avg)
2368
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Curveball
Velocity (max)
73.6
Velo Range
62.7 - 73.6
Eff Velocity (avg)
65.2
Spin Rate (max)
2030
Spin Rate (avg)
1902
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Slider
69.5
Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
68.1 - 69.5
Velo Range
(06/23/20)
65.9
Eff Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
2014
Spin Rate (max)
(06/23/20)
2014
Spin Rate (avg)
(06/23/20)
2.9
IVB (max)
(06/23/20)
3.9
IVB (avg)
(06/23/20)
-4.7
HM (max)
(06/23/20)
-3.1
HM (avg)
(06/23/20)
4.6
Extension (avg)
(06/23/20)
4.8
Release Ht (avg)
(06/23/20)
30
Spin Score (max)
(06/23/20)
50
Zone %
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Slider
Velocity (max)
69.5
Velo Range
68.1 - 69.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
65.9
Spin Rate (max)
2014
Spin Rate (avg)
2014
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Zone %
Trackman - ChangeUp
75.5
Velocity (max)
(08/04/21)
75.5 - 75.5
Velo Range
(08/04/21)
74.8
Eff Velocity (avg)
(08/04/21)
2297
Spin Rate (max)
(08/04/21)
2252
Spin Rate (avg)
(08/04/21)
9.4
IVB (max)
(08/04/21)
6.8
IVB (avg)
(08/04/21)
19.9
HM (max)
(08/04/21)
19.1
HM (avg)
(08/04/21)
6.2
Extension (avg)
(08/04/21)
5.0
Release Ht (avg)
(08/04/21)
30
Spin Score (max)
(08/04/21)
Trackman - ChangeUp
Velocity (max)
75.5
Velo Range
75.5 - 75.5
Eff Velocity (avg)
74.8
Spin Rate (max)
2297
Spin Rate (avg)
2252
IVB (max)
IVB (avg)
HM (max)
HM (avg)
Extension (avg)
Release Ht (avg)
Spin Score (max)
Trackman - Hitting
82.0
Exit Velocity (max)
(06/23/20)
76.8
Exit Velocity (avg)
(06/23/20)
176
Distance (avg)
(06/23/20)
253
Distance (max)
(06/23/20)
33
Sweet Spot %
(06/23/20)
33
Line Drive %
(06/23/20)
33.3
Fly Ball %
(06/23/20)
33
Ground Ball %
(06/23/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
82
Exit Velocity (avg)
76.8
Distance (avg)
176
Distance (max)
253
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Blast - Hitting
20.2
Hand Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
18.9
Hand Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
65.8
Bat Speed (max)
(06/23/20)
64.1
Bat Speed (avg)
(06/23/20)
6.2
Rot. Acc (max)
(06/23/20)
4.8
Rot. Acc (avg)
(06/23/20)
49
On Plane Eff (avg)
(06/23/20)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
20.2
Hand Speed (avg)
18.9
Bat Speed (max)
65.8
Bat Speed (avg)
64.1
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)

Pitch_Scores

Pitch Scores - Fastball
84
Hop+
(08/04/21)
65
Rise+
(08/04/21)
81
Sink+
(08/04/21)
Pitch Scores - Fastball
Hop+
Rise+
Sink+
Pitch Scores - Curveball
80
Hammer+
(08/04/21)
74
Sweep+
(08/04/21)
Pitch Scores - Curveball
Hammer+
Sweep+

Scouting Report

12/14/19

 

6-1, 150lbs. Slender frame with lengthy limbs and substantial projection remaining.  7.45 sixty time (laser). 75 mph exit velocity (tee). 77 mph INF velocity. Open stance with slight bend in the knees and relaxed hand set. Medium leg kick and longer stride push the hands back into a small wrapped position. Direct hand path to the baseball with a flat path through contact, good extension and a one hand finish. Some whip in the barrel, will have a chance to showcase some pop as he matures. Natural loft with consistent line drive contact in BP. Sure hands. Let the ball get in on him at times. Gathers at the waist and gets the ball out of a 3Q arm slot. Longer actions. Developing body control. Stretch exclusive on the mound with a balance point just above the belt. Slight rotation at the top. Full arm action on the back and OTT ar slot. Slightly closed through extension.  Max FB 75 mph with good control. 11/5 shape to the breaking ball, 68-69 mph. Matching arm slot with deception present, plus potential on the mound.

 

9/29/19

 

6-foot-1, 150-pound projectable frame with length throughout; 3B/RHP. Had an exit velocity of 75 mph. Starts in open stance, has a slight wrap in the load and uses a long stride to time his swing. Showed quick bat speed, an upward swing plane and good extension on his finish. BP round trended to the pullside with line drives and occasional elevation. In the infield, recorded a position velocity of 68 mph; his hands were soft and his exchange was clean. Developing body control. Had a ¾ slot with a loose arm action. In the 60-yard dash, he recorded a time of 8.08. On the mound, he used a ¾ arm angle with a long arm action while showing above average arm speed. Shows easy effort in his delivery. His fastball was 71-72 mph; with a max of 73 mph; shows consistent accuracy. Throws a sinking curveball 68-69 that has some accuracy and slight action. When he stayed on top of his slider (68 mph), his location was consistent.