12/04/2016 - College PREP - McCook (Chicago), IL Jared is a thick, broad OF who has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.18. In the OF, defensive abilities are solid as he displays smooth / quick actions. He takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. Feet are aggressive as he attacks ground balls and works to get behind fly balls, playing through with momentum to his target. Range is a plus as he reads balls well off the bat and covers a lot of ground. At the plate he continues to shine, displaying well above average hitting / power potential. Hands are quick (86 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path. He works inside the ball and shows a feel for the barrel as he utilizes all fields. He has strength in his swing with baseball exploding off the bat when centered, displaying gap to gap pop. With 2 years to further develop, Jared has the makings of a special type player and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.