06/26/2018 - College PREP - New Britain, CT Jake is a talented shortstop prospect who has skill on both sides of the ball. As a right-handed hitter, Jake has a tall, athletic stance with a centered balance and firm front side. He has smooth rhythm with a good load and square stride. Jake shows fast bat speed with a direct swing path consistently landing the barrel to the baseball. He maintains a strong base and produces hard contact. Jake is a contact type hitter who has the ability to use the whole field. In the field, Jake plays with active, effective footwork and agile actions covering good ground. He takes effective angles and presents his glove as he fields the ball in an athletic position with soft hands. Jake has a clean exchange leading into a loose arm action throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. He has a quick release showing accurate, strong throws across the diamond. Overall, Jake has an above average skill set and can make an impact at the next level.