07/12/2020 - Official College Recruiting Membership - San Jose, CA Jacob is an athletic/talented 2B who can pick it. Defensively, he shows active prep footwork on the balls of his feet as he works fluidly right to left through the GB. Hands are soft/sure as he funnels to a quick/clean transfer to throw, firing strong those with zip across the diamond (88 mph). At the plate, this RHH displays a tall/open stance with smooth rhythm to load. Hands are quick generating + bat speed as he engages his lower 1/2 and connects with some pop. He hits the ball where it's pitched and drive it to the gaps. Pappas has the skill-set that will translate into a high level of play.