12/08/2013 - College PREP - Nyack (NYC), NY Jason is a young 2-way player who has skills both at 3B as well as on the mound. This RHP has a 3-pitch mix (FB, CB, KN) coming from a high 3/4 arm slot and short arm-action. FB tops out at 80 mph and shows slight downward movement. He works the ball to both sides of the plate and throws strikes. He maintains a quick tempo and works to keep hitters off balance. Breaking ball has sharp/late break and 11/5 shape. He still has more in the tank with more lower 1/2 drive off of the rubber. At 3B, Jason has good prep and gets himself into an athletic fielding position. He fields the ball cleanly and gets rid of it quickly. Working from the ground-up will help avoid getting the in-between hop. As a hitter, Pineda displays a quiet setup and patience, waiting for his pitch. He swings on a level path and drives the ball to the gaps. More lower 1/2 drive will increase power at the plate. Jason is only a freshman and has a lot of time to develop his game.