10/02/2011 - College PREP - Spokane, WA Jarod is a thick, broad 1B that will graduate in 2012. Feet are active / efficient with a soft / clean glove action and accurate arm. Backhand is solid and he is not afraid to use it. He needs to be more aggressive in attacking and playing through groundballs to improve defensive grades. At the plate is where Gonzales shows best through an athletic setup. Hands are quick, generating bat speed and displaying extension through a level swing path. The baseball jumps off his bat when centered with solid barrel accuracy. He needs to work to stay inside the ball to utilize all fields and improve hitting grades. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to transfer weight properly through his lower half. Jarod has a lot of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches as he continues to improve.