David Michael Burkhalter

HS Grad 2014
Age 22 and 10 mos
Age on 2014 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) RHP  1B
Ht/Wt 6-4, 185 lb
School  Ruston
Hometown  Ruston, LA USA
Summer Team  Marucci Ark-La-Tx 17's
Fall Team  Marucci Elite
MLB Draft 
Round 6 by Brewers in 2014
All Americans/All Regions
2014 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (Southeast - All Region 1st Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2013 Underclass High Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - RHP
LA State Rank - Class of 2014
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Position - RHP

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2013 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2013
PG Grade: 9.5
David Michael Burkhalter is a 2014 RHP/1B with a 6-4 180 lb. frame from Ruston, LA who attends Ruston HS. High waisted young build, very projectable physically. Tall delivery, high 3/4's arm slot, tends to lean upper body off line to get arm through, hides ball in back with compact arm action, long and loose out front, big downhill angle to pitches. Upper 80's fastball, topped out at 90 mph, mostly straight. Two distinct quality breaking balls, curveball has 12/6 break with hard spin and big depth at times, slider has good 2-plane break, release points are consistent with fastball, developing change up. Has a feel for pitching and throws strikes. 7.22 runner, showed his athleticism and big arm strength at first base defensively. Right handed hitter, long swing, loose extension out front, simple weight shift and approach, has some strength at contact, can compete with the bat. Outstanding student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
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Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 90 mph
94.84% Rank
best 99  avg 82
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 99  avg 80
 (2014 class)
60 7.22 sec
48.41% Rank
best 6.28  avg 7.23
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 6.28  avg 7.31
 (2014 class)
1B 90 mph
99.49% Rank
best 90  avg 77
 (2014 class in 2013)

best 90  avg 76
 (2014 class)
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