09/01/2019 - College PREP - San Francisco, CA Jacob is an athletic and talented 2021 Catching prospect. Behind the dish, Jacob starts in a quiet primary stance, he presents a low target, and works behind the ball well. When blocking, Jacob leads with his glove, he has a soft chest to control the ball, and has good lateral movement. When throwing, Jacob gains ground, he has a clean exchange, and has a quick release. He has a strong arm and threw a 2.07 time to second base which is .07 seconds above the MLB average. At the plate, Jacob starts in a squared stance, he loads his hands back into the drive position, and gets to balance at contact. He creates good hip rotation into the ball and gets extension through contact. He shows gap to gap power with a middle approach. Jacob will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.