Preston Barr
Preston Barr
Preston Barr
Preston Barr
Preston Barr




Miamisburg (HS) • OH
5-9 • 170LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Cincy Flames


2024 National

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Preston Barr: RHP/OF, (2024) Miamisburg, OH. 5-foot-8, 150-pound athletic frame. In the box, the right-handed hitter clocked an exit velocity of 78 mph. Starts in a tall open stance with a smooth quick load, then uses a leg kick. Had a short flat swing plane, and his bat speed was average. Athletic in the outfield, his best throws to the infield topped out at 82 mph; had athletic footwork, a clean exchange, and soft hands. Movements laterally were athletic and he fields the ball one hand. On the mound, showing good arm speed he used a long arm action with a high ¾ arm angle. Drop-and-drive type pitcher who uses some effort. Showed an athletic balance point. Threw his fastball 76-80 mph; shows arm side control and running action. Showed a 11/5 curveball (65-67) with gradual action. His changeup (68-70) shows arm side control and fading action.


Hit: Right-handed hitter that starts in a tall, open setup. Uses a smooth back load during leg kick timing trigger. Slightly downhill stroke with feel for contact. Path gets in/out of the zone quickly. Mostly backspun balls to both gaps.
Power: Line drive pop.
Offensive Projection: Table setter.
Max BP Exit Velocity: 80mph.
Max BP Distance: 255ft.
Field: In the outfield he plays with a smooth, easy tempo throughout sequence. Ball skills appear to be on par for class to ahead of the curve.
Throw: Clean arm that will easily support added strength.
Defensive Projection: Corner look.

Scouting Notes: Another talented arm on a loaded Southern staff. Fast armed RHP with sharp stuff. Fastball comes downhill with above average velocity. Breaking ball comes out of same tunnel with sharper down action.
Fastball: 76-79mph.
Fastball Spin Rate: 1913-2115.
Curveball: 64-66mph.
Curveball Spin Rate: 1793-2023.
Changeup: 70mph.
Changeup Spin Rate: 1134-1215.


2/22/20 Position Player
Hit: Simple athletic stance with quick bat speed. Able to create contact all over the zone.
Power: 73mph exit velo with a max distance of 229 feet.
Offensive Projection: Line drive pull side hitter.
Field: Conservative approach to the ball with a solid transition into the throw.
Throw: 76mph outfield velo.
Defensive Projection: Utility.
Delivery Notes: A strong arm involvement throughout the delivery that cuts off the follow through after release. A high leg kick paired with a high ¾ arm action.
Fastball: 73-74mph with a 1900-2100rpm spin rate on Rapsodo.
Curveball: 62-64mph with a 1800-2000rpm spin rate on Rapsodo with 11-5 movement.
Changeup: 64-65mph, decent sell, some tumble.

4-foot-10, 80 pounds with a small, athletic frame. Displays easiness in effort throughout delivery. Arm action appears loose which offers potential upside as he continues to mature. On the mound, he shows confidence and consistency to command the zone with both his fastball and changeup. Fastball sits between 57-60 mph. Changeup offers some arm-side movement while ranging between 49-52 mph.

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