08/04/2013 - College PREP - Council Bluffs (Omaha), IA Jared is a solid, athletic 3B/RHP that will graduate in 2014. Currently, he projects best at 3B for the next level. Defensive abilities are well above average as he attacks ground balls and plays through well with his body. He moves well laterally, flashing range and displays soft / sure hands as he makes the plays. Throws are accurate, flashing carry across the diamond as he gets rid of the baseball quickly but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, hands are quick, flashing bat speed through a level swing path. He shows a feel for the barrel with baseball jumping off the bat when centered. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. On the mound, fastball showed range of 76-78 mph. Breaking ball displays 10/4 shape with slight break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup, showing a feel for. Command / control are a plus as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength. Jared has a lot of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches as he continues to improve.