Austin Baker
Austin Baker
Austin Baker
Austin Baker
Austin Baker
Austin Baker




Eau Claire Memorial (HS) • WI
6-1 • 190LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Minnesota Starters
2022 National

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Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 6-0, 180-pounds.
Defense: Active feet and work around ball to field.  Hands work out front and stay low
Arm: RH. INF - 80 mph. Average carry and accuracy
Hit: RHH. Open and upright. Leg lift and small hand load. Longer to contact with a slightly uphill swing plane.  Middle approach.
Power: 66 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Run: 7.36 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Works front stretch.  Good directions and balance.
Arm Action: RH. Long to short, ¾ slot
FB: T82, 78-81 mph. Straight
CB: 66-67 mph. 10/4 average break
CH: 74-76 mph. Straight, occasional fade


Position: SS/RHP

Body: 6-foot, 172-pound athletic frame

Hit: Started in an open tall stance with a controlled load, then used a long stride. Some bat speed. Good extension on his finish, upward swing.

Power: 81 mph exit velocity. line drive approach.

Defense: Infield, Consistent hands, average footwork, clean exchange. Average. Fields the ball out front movements laterally were athletic.

Arm: 76 Infield velocity. Compact arm action, ¾ slot, consistent accuracy.

Speed: 7.10

Pitching: Average. Feel delivery, easy effort. ¾ arm angle, quick arm speed, short arm action. Low balance point, in line shoulders, lands closed, a clean finish.

FB: T80. 77-79 mph. Low in the zone accuracy, running action.

CB: 10/4 movement, gradual action.

CH: 73-76 mph. Fading action.

SL: 65-68 mph. 


6-foot, 175-pound right-handed pitcher/shortstop. Strong, well-proportioned frame. Started on the bump against Edge Baseball on Sunday afternoon. Short and loose arm action, high ¾ slot. Staggered setup on the mound leads into an athletic drop and drive delivery. Front side stays closed, closed-toe landing, athletic finish through release. Fastball sat 79-81 mph, touching 82 mph, holding it throughout his outing. Heater showed occasional cutting action. Breaking ball showed slurvey-type actions, sat in the 69-71 mph range, and used it to put hitters away. Hits from an open stance with high hands, reached base six of his seven plate appearances on Thursday. Baker showed great discipline at the plate working deep into counts and adding three walks on the day. The speedy leadoff hitter added three stolen bases as well. Showed good movements on a slow roller, and consistently showed off his above-average arm strength.


Positional Profile: SS/RHP
Body: 5-9, 150-pounds. Young frame with room to grow
Hit: RHH. Upright and open stance. Leg lift trigger. Slightly uphill swing plane. Sits over backside. Middle approach with line drive and fly ball contact.
Power: 83 mph exit velocity from the tee. Average barrel contact.
Arm: RH. INF - 77 mph. Sling arm action from lower slot.
Defense: Easy hands. Early exchange. Athletic feet to field.
Run: 7.21 runner in the 60.


5-foot-9, 150-pound two-way prospect with lean/athletic frame with projection. On the mound, smooth motion, low knee lift, coil at balance point with hip turn, level shoulders, extends down mound, lands square and athletically. Easy effort, arm is quick, clean, loose from a high ¾ slot. Fastball, slight natural run, 77-78 mph, touched 80 mph. Curveball, feel to spin, 10/4 plane, 64-66 mph. Changeup, mostly maintains arm speed, flashed fade action, 68-70 mph. Offensively, tall/upright setup, open front foot, hands set high, leg kick and long stride, bat wrap load. Fast bat works off a long and uphill plane; 79 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively, plays with bounce, fluid footwork, smooth exchanges. Arm works athletically, varies arm slot with accuracy, loose; topped 70 mph across the infield. A 7.37 runner in the 60.


Baker opened eyes in his game against Silver Sluggers Blue. The SHB Kards shortstop reached base and scored during both of his at bats collecting a barreled single to left field and a walk. At the plate works from a slightly open stance and gets his hands to the ball quickly. Showed above average skills in the field. He displayed good range to both sides laterally, making plays on both sides of second base. Also came in on the ball well and worked with good footwork and soft hands. Sealed the win with a strong throw across the diamond on a slow roller. His physical ability is paired well with above average baseball smarts and instincts. Baker projects to be a high follow quickly. As talented as he his on defense and at the plate, he might be an even better prospect on the mound. He pitched on Friday against the Milwaukee Angels and showed a really loose and easy arm that sat in the upper-70s all game, touching 80 mph a couple times. His fastball featured hard run, advanced action for his age, and he mixed in a sweeping slider that has swing-and-miss potential as he continues to develop and sharpen the pitch


7.10.18 - 5-foot-9, 135-pound lean, right-handed, two-way prospect with projection. On the mound, tall-and-fall delivery, easy pace, loose arm action from a ¾ slot. Smooth rhythm, keeps shoulders level and works in line, lands square. Fastball sat 70-73 with some occasional run. Curveball was slurvey, 10/4 shape, 62 mph. Changeup had near-fastball arm speed with sink, 64-67 mph. Projects best on the mound. In the batter’s box, tall, upright setup works into big, long leg kick stride. Long, uphill bat path. 69 mph exit velo from the tee. Defensively, long, loose arm action from high ¾ slot. 70 mph across the infield. 7.37 runner in the 60.

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