08/19/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Kapolei (Honolulu), HI Jacob is a lean, athletic, 2-way player who catches and pitches. Behind the plate, Jacob tracks the ball well, he sits in low and squarely, and he gains some ground. He smothers well when blocking, his exchange is clean, and he throws with momentum and accuracy to 2nd base. On the mound, Jacob has a loose arm action, he works in good tempo, and he rotates through toward his target. Offensively, Jacob has a tall set-up, he swings on plane, and he hits well to the opposite field. He has a short swing path and a line drive swing. Jacob can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Footwork 2. Arm strength 3. Blocking Pitching 1. Separation 2. Finish 3. Lower body Offense 1. Lower body 2. Separation 3. Strength