08/23/2023 - National Showcase - Trenton, NJ Jacob is a 2B/RHP in the 2027 class. In the field, he shows solid pre-pitch movements and centers his body to the baseball. Shows great range to his glove side and his pocket has feel. Breaks down well to the baseball and his exchanges are clean. Arm is loose and uses a high 3qtr release. Arm plays at 73 velo and feeds are on-line. On the mound, he shows the ability to pound the zone with a 4-pitch mix. His FB sat 67-70 and worked both sides of the plate. His CB/SL combo sat 55-58 and shaped at 11-5 with medium break. His CH has FB arm speed and ranged 64-5. Working to gain a feel for his grip and stay directional on his CH will assist with location. At the plate, he has a balanced set-up and uses a short stride. Loads his body well and his timing is smooth. Stays inside his feet well and gains a level path. Path is short and direct for line drive production. Overall, Jacob is a solid two-way player in the 2027 class.