07/29/2013 - Under Armour Southwest Championships, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One Jacob showed as OF/LHP and continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as indicated by his 6.96 60 time. He utilizes his quick feet well in taking proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. For defensive grade to continue to improve, he needs to work to get behind balls, playing through well with momentum to his target. Throws are accurate but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact, mainly to the pull side. For hitting grades to improve, he needs to work to stay inside the ball to utilize all fields. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 875-78 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 2/8 shape with slight break. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as more arm strength is gained through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he is a hard worker, is very coachable, and has a great attitude.