04/22/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Caledonia (Grand Rapids), MI Jackson is a young, 2-way player who pitches and plays 1st base. On the mound, Jackson stands over the rubber well balanced, he separates on time, and has a controlled landing toward home plate. He keeps his eyes on target, pitches in rhythm, and competes in the zone. At 1B, Jackson has active feet, good pre-pitch actions, and he plays through the ball throwing with a short arm action to his target. At the plate, Jackson has a square/athletic set-up, good balance, and he swings in good rhythm. He has a direct/consistent barrel through the ball, stays inside it well, and works the middle of the field. Overall abilities can improve if Jackson can work on the following.
Pitching 1. Leg drive 2. Release 3. Glove tuck Defense 1. Quicken feet 2. Hands 3. Release Offense 1. Lower body 2. Strength 3. Bat speed