08/08/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Trenton, NJ Jalen is a 1B/OF who will graduate in 2023. Defensively at 1B, he takes a prep step and creates athletic angles to the GB. He has a clean exchange and makes strong throws to his target. In the OF, he moves well laterally as he tracks down fly balls. He makes solid reads off the bat and works behind on fly balls. With the stick, Jalen shows an athletic setup and gets back into a balanced load. He takes aggressive hacks through the zone as he looks to drive pitches back up through the middle of the field. Overall abilities in his game will improve with work on the following.
Infield 1. Lateral quickness 2. Develop soft hands 3. More accurate throws Outfield 1. Quick 1st step 2. Play through 3. Arm strength (long toss) Offense 1. Develop rhythm 2. Improve bat speed 3. Lower 1/2 drive