Matthew Barnes

HS Grad 2008
Age 27 and 10 mos
Age on 2008 Draft 17 and 11 mos
Position(s) RHP  1B
Ht/Wt 6-4, 190 lb
School  Bethel
Hometown  Bethel, CT USA
Summer Team  Team CT Blue Jays
Fall Team  Team CT Blue Jays
MLB Debut 
Red Sox Sep 09, 2014
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Red Sox in 2011
All Americans/All Regions
2008 Northeast - All Region 1st Team
National Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - RHP
Projectable righty was up to 88 at NE top
CT State Rank - Class of 2008
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2008
Position - RHP

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2007 Northeast Top Prospect Showcase   Aug 17, 2007
PG Grade: 9
Matthew Barnes is a 2008 RHP/1B from Bethel HS, residing in Bethel, Connecticut, with a 6'4"/190 pound frame. Matthew has a lean and lanky frame. He pitches from a 3/4 arm slot with long and loose arm action. Barnes has good arm speed and a live arm. He has good mechanics with some effort in his delivery. Matthew has an 88 mph fastball with arm side run and good command. He has a sharp 11-5 curveball at 71 mph and a solid changeup at 75 mph. Barnes has a projectable body and arm and the ball comes out easy. He is an excellent student.
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Best PG Grade: 9.00
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