07/15/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Plano, TX Jacob is a thin, athletic, 2-way player who plays SS and RHP. At SS, Jacob has soft hands, quick fee, and he fields the ball athletically. He has good body control, a clean exchange, and he throws with accuracy to his target. On the mound, Jacob has a short arm action, level shoulders, and he lands in a square position. Offensively, Jacob has a square set-up, good balance, and fast bat speed. He makes hard contact, swings in good rhythm, and he gets his lower 1/2 through. Overall abilities can improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Backhand 2. Long toss 3. Play more through Pitching 1. Balance point 2. Finish 3. Rhythm Offense 1. Shorten swing 2. Avoid spinning off