05/21/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Redwood City (San Francisco/San Jose), CA Jacob is a RHP/C who will graduate in 2023. On the mound, this righty keeps his eyes on target and delivers from a 3/4 arm slot. He drives his lower 1/2 off the back of the rubber, delivery a 3-pitch mix and works in line towards his target. Behind the plate, be shows a solid frame with a square setup. He keeps his head down and works hard blocking low pitches in the dirt. With the stick, Jacob takes aggressive cuts through the zone. He whips his barrel with speed to the ball and swings on a direct path spraying pitches to all parts of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Quicker footwork 2. Present low target 3. Clean exchange to throw Pitching 1. Stay direct 2. Develop CH 3. Finish in line Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Lower 1/2 drive 3. Stay balanced through contact