11/08/2018 - Baseball Factory Select Training & Competition at Pirate City (Ages 14-18) Jacob is a solid RHP/1B who has a promising future on the diamond. At the plate is where he shows best, displaying solid hitting abilities with well above average power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (82 mph exit velocity) and work through a compact swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap-to-gap pop. At the event, he had an outstanding tournament going 4 for 5 a 2B, 3B, and HR. At 1B, he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is soft / sure and presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 69-75 mph. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with late break. He maintains on his changeup with sinking action. Off speed stuff show potential as being quality pitches. Control is outstanding as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is very coachable and plays the game hard. With 2 years to further develop, Jacob has a lot of potential with time and room to progress his game.