08/02/2014 - Interactive Video Program - Council Bluffs (Omaha), IA Jackson is a 2-way player (2B/RHP) who can swing it. Offensively, he shows a simple approach with balance. He works back into a loaded position and waits for his pitch. He hits the ball where it's pitched and uses the whole field. At 2B, he shows some pre-pitch movements working into a square fielding position. He moves well glove-side and can make the plays. On the bump, Jackson has a 3-pitch mix coming from a 3/4 arm slot. He has good direction and works in-line toward the plate. FB tops out at 57 mph while breaking ball has 11/5 shape. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Offense 1. Finish with extension 2. Swing path Defense 1. Work from the ground-up 2. Backhand footwork Pitching 1. Arm strength 2. Drive lower 1/2