07/10/2015 - 2015 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National East Jacob is a solid, strong catcher that will graduate in 2016 with a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is solid as indicated by his 7.34 60 time. Behind the plate, pop times showed a range of 1.88-2.04. Throws display life, accuracy, and on line carry as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. He will control the running game with his feet and arm. Receiving / blocking skills show as outstanding tools that will play at the next level. At the plate he shows an athletic setup. Hands are quick, generating plus bat speed through a direct / level swing path. He has strength in his swing and works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap to gap pop. The baseball explodes off the bat when centered, creating back spin. Jacob will get looks from the top collegiate coaches and pro scouts with his baseball abilities.