- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 225 lb.
- School University of Arkansas
- High School Forrest City High School
- Debut April 3, 2017
Pitcher Barrett Astin appeared in the 2012 College World Series with the University of Arkansas. He was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 3rd round of the 2013 amateur draft. On August 31, 2014, he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds with Kevin Shackelford in return for P Jonathan Broxton.
Barrett made his major league debut with the Reds on Opening Day, April 3, 2017, pitching a third of an inning in relief against the Philadelphia Phillies. He replaced Scott Feldman with two outs in the top of the 5th. The first batter he faced, Maikel Franco, reached on an error by SS Zack Cozart, but he then forced Michael Saunders to ground out to first to end the inning. In 8 big league innings, he posted a 6.75 ERA.
He was last spotted pitching for the Kansas City T-Bones of the American Assocation in 2018.