08/06/2023 - National Showcase - Newnan, GA
Brandon is a fast and strong OF in the 2024 class. In the field, his speed (6.75) and arm (88 velo) are plus tools that stand out. Shows excellent athletic actions and covers his are well. Plays with energy and a very aggressive mindset. Arm is loose and can be used in all three OF spots. At the plate, he begins in a comfortable stance and uses a short stride. Gets into his legs and stays inside his feet. Bat speed plays at 82 exit velo and creates hard contact to the gaps. Working to slow his feet down will assist with body control. Overall, Brandon is a solid prospect in the 2024 class.
10/23/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Newnan, GA
Brandon is a OF/3B prospect who will graduate in 2024. Medium frame athletic build with strength present and room to add throughout. In the OF, he takes aggressive routes to batted balls, with fluid feet, and showed ability to play through the ball. He fields from an athletic/low fielding position with a low funnel. Showed a glove angle with hands out front. At 3B, he takes aggressive routes to baseball, with active feet, and has good body control at baseball. He fields from an athletic fielding position and tracks ball into glove. At the plate, he hits from an athletic and open stance. He is centered at contact and has natural juice in his swing. He hits into a firm frontside and has a fast barrel through the hitting zone. A direct barrel path enables him to square up baseballs into both gaps with a bat exit velocity up to 90mph. With 2 years of continued growth and development, we foresee Brandon making huge strides on the baseball field.
03/07/2021 - National Evaluation and Tryout - Lawrenceville (Atlanta), GA
Brandon is a 2024 OF/3B. Medium frame athletic build and projectable frame with room for added strength moving forward. Primary outfielder shows his athleticism as he moves well in the outfield on feet and takes good angles to ball. Fields the ball out front and works through it, loose arm action with a high 3/4 release point. At 3B, centers ball as he works through the ball. Softness to hands with a clean transfer and accurate throws across diamond. Righthanded hitter begins with an athletic stance and crouched position. Quick hands and creates some separation in swing and shows bat speed through the zone at 82mph. Short/direct path and ball comes off barrel well and shows ability to hit line drives all over the field. As he continues to develop and mature, we see him playing at the next level.
01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Rookie Pre-Season All-America Tournament
This athletic OF continues to shine and put on a display with the bat. Offensively, Brandon steps into the box with a purpose looking to do damage. Hands are relaxed/loose as he gets loaded and waits for a pitch he likes. He takes a hack with + bat speed, connecting with pop and driving the ball to the deep parts of the park. He will fit nicely in a 'clean-up' type of role with the ability to drive in runs. In the OF, he tracks down fly-balls to his right and left with speed. Athletic actions put him into position behind the ball as he works through it aggressively. Throws show accuracy & carry into his target. Burnett is a very talented (2024) prospect who is one to watch.
12/11/2020 - Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament
Brandon is an athletic and talented OF/3B showing he is a high-level player. He has agility and speed, covering a ton of ground in the OF. He has a quick and clean exchange with the ability to get rid of the ball quickly, from a high 3/4 arm slot. He delivers the ball accurately with zip (81 mph arm velo). Offensively, he sets up at the plate in an athletic stance with quick hands looking to produce hard contact with a line-drive approach. He hits the ball where it's pitched uses the whole field. Burnett has upside and shows to be a solid prospect in the class of 2024.
10/25/2020 - National Evaluation and Tryout - Newnan (Atlanta), GA
Brandon continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date, now a 6.91 runner. At 3B, defensive abilities are now solid as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he attacks ball and plays through with his body. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. In the OF, he displays smooth / fluid actions. He takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. Feet are active as he works to get behind balls and plays through with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he utilizes his quick feet well in covering a lot of ground. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through an uphill swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently.
01/17/2020 - 2020 Baseball Factory All-America Pre-Season Rookie Tournament
Brandon is an athletic and talented OF prospect. In the OF, Brandon is on time with his prep step, he fields the ball in an athletic position, and plays through ground balls. He has good reads to the ball, he works behind fly balls, and has good arm strength. At the plate, Brandon starts in a squared stance and has a simple load. He gets to balance before contact, he attacks the inside part of the ball, and looks to drive the ball to the pull side. Brandon will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
07/21/2019 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 2 (Ages 12-14)
Brandon is an athletic and projectable 2024 utility prospect. At the hot corner, Brandon is on time with his prep step, he has a quick first step to the ball, and creates angles. He has good hands, good range, and turns double plays well. He needs to continue to play through the ball and make the routine play. At the plate, Brandon hunts the fastball early and shows pull side power. He loads his hands back, has quick hands, and creates backside drive with his lower half. He needs to continue to get the barrel inside the ball, get to balance with his lower half and improve his hard contact rate. Brandon will improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
06/02/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Waleska (Atlanta), GA
Brandon is a young, 2-way player with good athleticism. At 3B, Brandon has active feet, he moves well laterally, and fields in a low position. He keeps the ball in front of his body, he has a loose arm action, and he throws with direction across the diamond. Behind the plate, Brandon tracks well, footwork is fluid, and hands are firm. He has a quick release and throws with consistency to 2nd base. Pop times were as low as 2.37 seconds. Offensively, Brandon has a square/athletic set-up, a short/square stride, and good balance. He has quick hands, fast bat speed, and he uses his lower body. Solid overall skills can get even better with work on the following.
1. Soften glove
2. Fielding position
1. Lower target
3. Fielding position
1. Loosen grip
2. Let ball travel
3. Swing path