12/01/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Lynwood (Chicago), IL Jake is a young, 2-way player with long limbs. At 3B, Jake has a good 1st step to the ball through playable hands and feet. He makes plays, funnels well, and has an accurate arm with momentum across the diamond. On the mound, Jake has good balance, he separates his hands on time, and gets good extension on his pitches. He works in good tempo, has a controlled landing toward home, and competes in the zone. Offensively, this RHH has a tall/open stance, a short/square stride, and a direct barrel through the ball. He has a still head, makes solid contact, and shows strength in his swing. Solid overall skills can get better with work on the following.
Defense 1. Footwork 2. Hands 3. Release Pitching 1. Arm action 2. Finish Offense 1. Lower body 2. Rhythm 3. Let ball travel