TN Player Spotlight: 2021 OF Nathan Barksdale


Colton Provey
PBR TN Director of Scouting



Nathan Barksdale

Class of 2021 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2021
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Clarksville
    State: TN
  • Summer Team: Clarksville Orioles 17U
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 175lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
6.81
60-yard
(07/27/20)
87
OF Velo
(07/27/20)
93
Exit Velo
(10/06/19)
4.32
H-1st
(10/06/19)
Trackman - Hitting
94.68
Exit Speed (max)
(07/27/20)
84.40
Exit Speed (avg)
(07/27/20)
236
Distance (avg)
(07/27/20)
288
Distance (max)
(07/27/20)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Speed (max)
94.68
Exit Speed (avg)
84.4
Distance (avg)
236
Distance (max)
288
Ground Ball %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Hard Hit %
Blast - Hitting
22.90
Hand Speed (max)
(07/27/20)
21.53
Hand Speed (avg)
(07/27/20)
71.80
Bat Speed (max)
(07/27/20)
67.87
Bat Speed (avg)
(07/27/20)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22.9
Hand Speed (avg)
21.53
Bat Speed (max)
71.8
Bat Speed (avg)
67.87
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff %

Scouting Report

 

10/6/19 - Home-1st: 4.32, Position Velocity:  OF-81, Exit Velocity: 93
6-foot, 173-pound, RHH showed intriguing all-around skillset to project in CF w/ good bat speed and easy gap-to-gap power.  The Game 1 MVP of the KY/TN Border Battle, going 3 for 4 with two triples and a single. Barksdale screed one run and drove in four.  Medium, athletic frame w/ present upper/lower half strength, Offensively, hits w/ a straight on, very slightly crouched stance w/ short hand rhythm into moderate stride and proper load.  Generates bat speed through the zone w/ proper path & natural loft.  Projects to hit for average w/ present pull-side power and spray to all fields. Drove both triples to deep left center field.  Continues to showcase good speed tool (4.32, Home to 1st). Defensively, shows the potential to be an above average defensive OF, speed to cover gap to gap w/ projectable carry through target arm strength, super projectable arm action.

 


Videos

(10/6/19)