01/13/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Honolulu, HI Jake is a young, solid, 2-way player who catches and plays 3B. Behind the plate, Jake sits in well, his hands are firm, and he looks the ball into his glove. He frames well, tries to keep in front when blocking, and throws with good direction to 2nd base. In the INF, Jake has presentable hands, playable footwork, and he keeps the ball in front of his body. He is a coachable young player with good pre-pitch actions and a high 3/4 arm slot when throwing across the diamond. At the plate, Jake has a tall/square set-up, good balance, and he swings in good rhythm. He puts the bat on the ball consistently and works it well to the opposite field. Jake can continue to improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Set-up 2. Quicken feet 3. Release Infield 1. Hands 2. Range 3. Release Offense 1. Lower body 2. Load 3. Barrel accuracy