07/10/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Trenton, NJ Jake is a 3B/OF who will graduate in 2021. Defensively at 3B, he hustles hard laterally as he tries to work into a square fielding position on GB's. He comes up with a clean exchange and makes accurate throws to his target. In the OF, he takes active angles/routes as he tracks down fly balls. He fields the ball with soft hands and has a clean transfer to throw. With the stick, Jake sets up square in the box. He takes aggressive hacks through the zone and drives pitches with pop to his pull side. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Lateral quickness 2. Work from ground up 3. Develop soft hands Outfield 1. Work behind more 2. Arm strength (long toss) 3. Play through more Offense 1. Develop a load 2. Improve bat speed 3. Lower 1/2 drive