05/19/2013 - Interactive Video Program - Lebanon (Nashville), TN Jared is a solid and athletic, 2-way player who pitches and plays 1st base. On the mound, Jared has a long arm action, he works to his balance point well, and he keeps his shoulders level. He has good direction toward home, he lands in a square position, and he finishes completely. At 1st base, Jared has soft / sure hands, active feet, and he gets rid of the ball quickly. At the plate, Jared has a square / athletic set-up, good balance, and he sits in well. His swing is level, makes square / consistent contact, and he uses his lower 1/2. Abilities can improve with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Loosen back arm 2. More arm extension 3. Separation Defense 1. Long toss 2. Play through Offense 1. Shorten swing 2. Let ball travel 3. More direct hands to ball