11/05/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Tampa, FL Jake is a strong/athletic 1B/OF. Defensively at 1B, he takes active routes/angles towards the GB and displays a big frame/target at 1B. He tries to stay low and makes accurate throws to his target. In the OF, he hustles hard laterally as he tracks down hard-hit fly balls. He tries to work behind the fly ball and makes on-line throws to his target. With the stick, Jake shows an athletic setup and gets back into a good load. He whips his barrel fast through the zone and drives pitches with hard contact from gap to gap. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Quicker footwork 2. Work low 3. Quick exchange to throw Outfield 1. Lateral quickness 2. Work behind on fly balls 3. Play through Offense 1. Develop rhythm 2. Lower 1/2 drive 3. Level out swing path