10/16/2011 - College PREP - Hoover (Birmingham), AL Jacob is a broad, athletic OF / LHP that will graduate in 2012. Foot speed is solid as indicated by his 7.23 60 time and he utilizes his feet well in taking proper routes / angles in tracking down balls with accuracy on his throws. To improve defensive grades, he needs to work on getting behind balls more to play through with momentum to his target. Offensively, Bush shows a balanced approach with hands working through a short, level swing path. Bat speed is presents and he keeps hands inside, utilizing all fields with the baseball jumping off his bat when centered. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 81-82 mph. Breaking ball is best off speed pitch displaying 2/8 shape with tight spin and late depth. Changeup shows a plus feel for with arm side run. He attacks hitters throwing strikes with all his pitches working both sides of the plate. Jacob has a ton of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his abilities, possibly as a two-way player.