10/15/2014 - Arizona Junior Fall Classic Jacob is a solid, athletic 1B that will graduate in 2016. At 1B, defensive grades are outstanding as he displays smooth / athletic actions. Feet are active as he works to square balls up, moves well to glove side, and displays soft / clean hands. He attacks ground balls and plays through well with his body while presenting hands out front and shows big play potential at 1B. At the plate, he continues to shine displaying well above average hitting abilities and displays tremendous power potential through a squared / athletic setup with balance. Hands are quick, generating bat speed and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing with baseball exploding off the bat when centered as he shows a plus feel for the barrel. At the event he was 3 for 8. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great attitude and is a hard worker with a great competitive nature. With 2 years to further develop, Jacob has the makings of a special type player and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.