11/30/2014 - College PREP - Tyler, TX Jacob is a lean, athletic MIF that will graduate in 2017. In the MIF, defensive grade are solid, displaying clean / smooth actions. Feet are active as he works to square balls up, displaying clean hands and solid body control. He attacks balls more and shows off his athletic abilities on feeds / turns of the double play. Defensive grade will continue to improve as he plays through balls more and increases foot quickness. Arm strength is more suited for 2B as he will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate he shows a switch hitter but projects best from the right side. Hands are quick, flashing bat speed and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a solid line drive approach and works to keep hands inside the ball to utilize all fields. Power numbers will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. With 2 years to further develop, Jacob has a lot of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.