Barrington Burke

HS Grad 2007
Age 28 and 5 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 5 mos
Position(s) OF  MIF
Ht/Wt 5-10, 150 lb
B/T R/R
School  Upland Christian Schools
Hometown  Upland, CA USA
Summer Team  So Cal Pirates
Fall Team  So Cal Titans
National Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
1430
Position - OF
NA
Small but talented
CA State Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
Overall
NA
Position - OF
NA
GPA
2.8
SAT
--
ACT
--
College(s) interested in
San Diego State 
Cal State San Marcos 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
8
11/4/2006
Latest Showcase Report
2006 California Uncommitted Showcase   Nov 04, 2006
PG Grade: 8
Barrington Burke is a 2007 OF/MIF with a 5'10'', 150 lb. frame from Upland CA, who attends Upland Christian HS. Burke is a talented, athletic player with life in his body and a lot of upside. He has a lean, wiry, twitchy body type and is going to get stronger. Offensively he has a chance to be an impact player at the top of the order. He can run, with above average usable speed. He regularly puts pressure on the defense and once on base, he has some base stealing instincts. Burke is not just a speedster though. He has a quick bat and loose wrists that generate a lot of bat speed. The barrel whips through the zone with a lot of life. He also utilizes his lower body well, clearing his hips as his hands are passing through the contact point. Burke hits hard line drives and ground balls when at his best, spraying the ball around the yard with that lively, lashing swing. His swing can get a little big, resulting in fly balls, but that is an overaggressive thing that he will work out of in time. One of his most impressive swings was when he pulled his hands in on an inside fastball, cleared his hips, and put the barrel on the ball, keeping it fair down the left field line. Most hitters would have just spun on it and hooked it foul. Very interesting. Defensively he showed a quick arm and some arm strength as the ball exited his hand well. He has soft hands and could be a versatile player capable of playing in the infield. However, he is a good centerfielder, covering a lot of ground and getting good jumps out there. His grades are decent, state schools are in range. Junior College ball could also be a possibility. In any case, he is blossoming impact player that will be heard from in the coming years.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.85 sec
11/4/2006
93.91% Rank
best 6.38  avg 7.39
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 6.33  avg 7.45
 (2007 class)
OF 75 mph
11/4/2006
13.74% Rank
best 94  avg 80
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 96  avg 80
 (2007 class)

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