03/26/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Harmony (Pittsburgh), PA Jake is a 1B/RHP who will graduate in 2022. At 1B, he displays quick footwork and athletic actions as he fields Gb's in a low/athletic position. He moves well laterally and shows good bag awareness. On the mound, this RHP delivers each pitch with a loose/free arm action. He shows poise and finishes strongly towards home plate. With the bat, Jake has a balanced setup in the box. He explodes his lower 1/2 as he drives pitches with pull side power. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Defense 1. Quicker/clean exchange to throw 2. Develop softer hands 3. Arm strength (long toss) Pitching 1. Get to a balance point 2. Stay tall 3. Command/Control Offense 1. Stay inside the ball 2. Improve bat speed 3. Develop rhythm