02/19/2022 - Official College Recruiting Membership - Marlborough (Boston), MA Jake is an athletic C/RHP who has a promising future on the diamond. Behind the dish, he presents a soft/sure mitt showing great pocket awareness sticking pitches. He uses his body through the blocking process, centering ball out front. Pop times showed in 2.25 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup. Hands are quick (80 mph velocity) and work through a level swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, fastball showed a range of 71-74 mph with cutting action. Breaking ball shows 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup sink but throws too hard, resembling fastball. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. With 2 years to further develop, Jake has potential with time and room to progress his game.