12/16/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Madison (NYC), NJ Jake is a young, 2-way player who pitches and plays OF. On the mound, Jake pitches with good energy, he has a clean arm circle, and lands with good direction toward home. He uses his lower body, mixes speeds well, and competes in the zone. In the OF, Jake is aggressive to the ball, he his footwork is efficient, and his hands are firm. He makes plays, his exchange is clean, and he throws with consistency to his cut off man. At the plate, Jake has a square/athletic set-up, a short/square stride, and he swings in good rhythm. He has some bat speed, throws the barrel well, and uses some lower body. Jake can improve overall skills with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Landing 2. Separation 3. Finish Outfield 1. Pre-pitch actions 2. Center ball Offense 1. Lower body 2. Barrel accuracy 3. Swing path