11/18/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Marlborough (Boston), MA Jacob is a young, catcher with solid overall skills. Defensively, Jacob has presentable hands, he sits in squarely, and tracks the ball well. He has repeatable footwork, a clean exchange, and gains ground when throwing to 2nd base. At the plate, Jacob has a square/athletic set-up, good balance, and he swings in good rhythm. He has good separation, makes consistent contact, and can work the ball gap to gap. Jacob can improve skills with work on the following.
Catching 1. Quicken feet 2. Blocking 3. Loosen actions Offense 1. Shorten swing 2. Avoid lunging 3. Lower body