05/26/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Salem, OR Jacob is a young catcher with a lean frame. Behind the plate, Jacob has firm hands, he sits in low, and he sticks the ball well. He keeps the ball in front of his body, his exchange is clean, and he throws to 2nd base with some accuracy. Offensively, Jacob has a tall set-up, he loads well, and swings in good rhythm. He hits from a firm front side, he can spray the ball to all fields, and he taps into some lower body. Overall skills can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Blocking 2. Exchange 3. Arm strength Offense 1. Balance 2. Barrel accuracy 3. Swing path