08/17/2014 - College PREP - Dickinson, ND Jess is a lean, athletic OF that will graduate in 2015. Foot speed is above average as indicated by his 7.12 60 time. Defensive abilities in the OF are solid as he displays smooth / clean actions. He utilizes his quick / athletic feet well in taking proper routes / angles to track balls down. He reads balls well off the bat and works to get behind balls, playing through well, and covers a lot of ground, displaying range. Throws are accurate, flashing carry but needs to build more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying solid hitting / power abilities through an athletic / squared setup and he tracks the ball well. Hands are quick, aggressive, and generate bat speed through a level swing path, creating extension with late explosion. He has strength in his swing and plus barrel accuracy with the baseball jumping off the bat when centered, displaying gap to gap power. Power numbers will continue to improve as he learns to use his lower half more. Jess has a ton of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.