09/13/2015 - College PREP - La Verne (Los Angeles), CA Jacob is a solid, athletic OF that will graduate in 2017 with a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is outstanding as indicated by his 6.88 60 time. In the OF, defensive abilities are well above average, displaying smooth / fluid actions. He utilizes his quick feet well in taking proper routes / angles in tracking down balls as he reads balls well off the bat and works to get behind balls, playing through with momentum to his target. Throws are accurate with life and carry as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. At the plate he continues to shine displaying solid hitting abilities through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a short / level swing path. He has strength in his swing with barrel accuracy with baseball exploding off the bat when centered. Hands work to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields and displaying gap to gap pop. With 2 years to further develop, Jacob has the makings of a special type player and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.