01/28/2024 - All-In National Showcase - San Marcos (San Diego), CA Jace is a talented 5 ft 5/105 C/2B in the 2029 class. Behind the plate, he has strong starting points to become and established backstop. Has an understanding of the position and likes to attack and beat the ball to the spot with his glove. The ball sticks to the pocket and he keeps his eyes behind the pitch. Registered an impressive 2.65 pop time. Once he establishes strength and growth maturity, he is projected to increase his quickness and gain a high arm slot to thrown downhill. On the dirt, he has an athletic feel. His feet work well with his body and he lets his body travel to the baseball with easy actions. He stays square to the ball and shows excellent glove presentation. He redirects with clean actions and his arm is loose from a high 3 qtr. slot. At the plate, he impressed scouts with his strength and barrel control. He begins in a good set-up and shows smooth timing. Bat to ball skills are consistent and he can drive the ball to the gaps. Overall, Jace has projectability and scouts are eager to witness his development at future events.