07/28/2017 - Baseball Factory National World Series at Pirate City - Session 1 (Ages 14-18) Jakob is a talented outfield prospect who has an athletic build and graduates in 2019. As a right-handed hitter, Jakob has a closed stance with a firm front side and centered balance. He has a good load with a short stride as he uses his lower half throughout his swing. Jakob shows fast bat speed with an on-plane swing producing consistent contact. He has the ability to spray the ball to all fields. In the outfield, Jakob plays with active footwork and stays behind the baseball covering good ground. He fields the ball in a square position with soft hands. Jakob has a clean exchange leading into a long arm action throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. He plays with momentum through the baseball showing consistently strong throws. Overall, Jakob has skill on both sides of the ball and plays the game hard giving him high upside to take his game to the next level.