Top 10 Player Profiles of 2017: No. 7 Nathan Burns

Phil Kerber
Associate Scout

Over the next few weeks we we will be counting down the 2017 caldendar year with a look at the top ten viewed profiles of 2017. After combing through our google analytics, we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles, by you, the readers, in 2017.

At No. 7 in our countdown is RHP Nathan Burns (West Bend West). Burns was the No. 2 ranked player in Wisconsin's Class of 2017 and No. 177 Overall. The Oregon State Beaver had one of the more surprising performances at the 2017 Super 60, showing increased velocity and more strength. His profile attracted over 3,650 views, with most of them happening shortly following the 2017 Super 60.

No. 7 Nathan Burns

Scouting Report

4/23/17 -Oregon State commit. Currently ranked No. 1 in the Wisconsin Class of 2017. 6-foot-1, 170-pound right-handed pitcher with a lanky, athletic frame. Works from a ¾ arm angle with a long, loose, whippy arm action. Drop and drive, athletic delivery working in line with home plate. Shows feel for three pitches on the mound, consistently works down in the zone. Fastball sat 88-90 mph for his five innings of work. Can throw slider for strikes and bury it for swings and misses at 77-78 mph. Maintains arm sped on changeup at 81-82 mph with late sinking action.



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