2018 Player Spotlight: Bailey Burke


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2018 Player Spotlight: Bailey Burke




Bailey Burke

Class of 2018 / 1B

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2018
  • Primary Position: 1B
    Secondary Position: RHP
  • High School: Kettle Run
    State: VA
  • Summer Team: Fauquier Raiders
  • Height: 5-11
    Weight: 200lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Pitching
78
Max FB
76 - 77
FB
60 - 63
CB
66 - 69
CH
63 - 63
SL
Pitching
Max FB
77
FB
74 - 76
CB
60 - 62
CH
65 - 69
SL
60 - 62
Position
7.99
60-yard
77
INF Velo
85
Exit Velo
4.65
H-1st
Position
INF Velo
77
Exit Velo
85
H-1st
4.65

Scouting Report

11.5.17: Burke is 5-11 with an athletic frame and a strong lower half, he hits from the left side from an open athletic stance. Short stride, toe stays in place, short smooth load back, some rhythm to his swing. Some hip rotation and some balance to swing. Takes barrel straight to ball, level to slightly uphill swing path, line drive swing, slight pull preference, some quickness to swing. Gap power to pull side with exit velocity of 84. At first, gets body behind ball and fields with a wider base and average hands. Works through the ball, throws from three-quarters arm slot, infield velocity was 77. On the mound, throws from a three-quarters arm slot, stabs arm down and back, longer arm action that has some looseness, normal effort to delivery. Shoulders uphill and on line, lands square with an athletic finish. Fastball was 76-77, touching 78, with a bit of late run to it. Curveball was 60-63 with some armspeed and hard 11/5 break. Slider was 63 with sharp 10/4 break.

9.15.17:  Burke has a strong lower half and throws from a three-quarters arm slot with a drop and drive delivery. Short arm action with normal effort, lands open with an athletic finish. Fastball was 75-76, touching 77 with some late run. Change-up was 67-69 with some cut and some armspeed. Curveball had gradual 11/5 break and was 60.


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