09/21/2022 - Arizona Junior Fall Classic (2024) Jake continues to show as a prospect with his baseball abilities at the Arizona Jr Fall Classic. In the OF, feet are aggressive as he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls, playing through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate with on line carry (84 mph velocity) to his target. At the plate he continues shine through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He makes consistent contact through a line drive approach with power showing best to the pull side. Lower half work well through the swing with an aggressive hip turn. On the mound, delivery is sound / repeatable as he shows good tempo through a strong balance point, allowing his arm action to work quick and free to the plate. Arm strength has improved as he threw his top velocity to date at 78 mph. Fastball shows good arm side run. Breaking ball displays 2/8 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great personality, is very coachable and works hard to be the best player he can be.