12/10/2021 - Baseball Factory Academic All-American Tournament Jake continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities at the Academic All-American showcase. At 1B, defensive abilities are solid as he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Glove action is clean and presents well out front. Throws are accurate with carry (89 mph velocity) to his target. At the plate, he continues to shine through an athletic setup. Hands are quick (83 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, driving the ball to all parts of the field. Power will continue to increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. On the mound, arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 80 mph. Fastball shows a range of 77-80 mph with arm side run. Breaking ball displays 1/7 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Control is well above average as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. He shows good mound composure and competes on the bump.