09/17/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Indianapolis, IN Jackson is an athletic (5'11"/160) 3B/RHP who will graduate in 2022. Defensively at 3B, he shows pre-pitch movement and tracks GB's well into his glove. He makes solid backhand plays and fires the ball strongly to his target. On the mound, this RHP works to a tall/controlled balance point. He delivers a 3-pitch mix from a high 3/4 arm slot and finishes in line towards home plate. FB tops out at 71 mph while he shows good command on his CB with 12/6 shape. As a hitter, Jackson has smooth rhythm to a load. He engages his lower 1/2, swings on-plane through the zone and sprays the ball to all parts of the field. jackson has upside and will continue to improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Lateral quickness 2. Develop soft hands 3. Clean exchange to throw Pitching 1. Develop CH 2. Lower 1/2 drive off rubber 3. Stay directional Offense 1. Improve bat speed 2. Shorter/more direct swing path 3. Contact points