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Mason Barnett

| RHP
High School: Cartersville (Ga.) HS
State: Ga.
Commitment: Auburn

Ht.: 6'1"
Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
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Scouting Report

A 6-foot-1, 205-pound righthander who attends the same school as 2018 first round catcher Anthony Seigler, Barnett is a pro prospect in his own right, if not at the same level as Seigler, who he worked out with regularly. A shorter righthanded pitcher, Barnett doesn’t have a ton of projection left, but he has a strong arm and can generate good fastball velocity, getting up as high as 95 mph, though throughout this spring he sat more in the 89-93 mph range. In addition to the fastball, Barnett has a solid-average changeup that has solid sinking and running life, and a breaking ball that shows sharp tilt at times, but needs more consistency and can back up on him. Barnett is still learning how to get his lower half completely in his delivery. He’ll try to be too perfect in the zone, which leads to walks (as does a long arm stroke with slight wrist wrap) but scouts believe in his strike throwing ability in the future. Barnett is committed to Auburn.

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