01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-America Tournament (TX)
Jake is an athletic SS/OF prospect who showed well during the Pre-Season All-America Tournament. In the field, Jake shows efficient footwork and moves well laterally. He gets into an athletic position and fields with soft hands. His exchange is clean and gains ground well on his throws, keeping them on-line to his target. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He is smooth to load and leads well with his lower half. He works through a direct swing with explosive bat speed, leading to strong line drives. Overall, Jake is a talented prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
06/06/2020 - 2020 Under Armour Showcase: Baseball Factory's National Texas
Jake performed well at the BF Texas Showcase - again showing that he has the ability to compete at a high level. His left-handed stroke is simple and effective with quiet hands and a slight weight shift into contact. He accelerates the bat very well through the hitting zone and hits hard line drives to all fields. He is an athletic defender in the middle infield (6.89 in the 60) with a good first step and quick exchange/release. He profiles best at 2B where he should make an offensive impact at the next level.
01/17/2020 - 2020 Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament
Jake continues to show as a top prospect at the Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament. At 2B, feet are aggressive as he works around balls and plays through with his body. Hands are soft / clean and he presents well out front. Range is a plus as he moves well laterally (6.90 60 time) and covers a lot of ground in the MIF. Throws are accurate with on line carry across the diamond. At the plate, hands are quick (90 mph exit velocity) and work through a level swing path, creating extension. He works to stay inside the ball, utilizing all fields with pop. Barrel accuracy is a plus with power showing best to the pull side.
11/03/2019 - College PREP - Plano (DFW), TX
Jake is a SS/RHP prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. At SS, Jake covers ground well and fields in a square position. He gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with carry through his target. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a short stride. He shows smooth rhythm and takes a direct swing, leading to loud contact to all fields. On the mound, Jake gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a clean arm and finishes square to the plate. Jake shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 73mph. Breaking ball sits from 56-59mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 68-69mph as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Overall, Jake is a talented prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
04/07/2019 - College PREP - Plano (DFW), TX
Jake is an athletic SS prospect with great foot speed (6.88 60 time). In the field, Jake shows active footwork and is agile moving to the ball. He fields in an athletic position and makes a clean exchange. He throws from a high 3/4 angle and keeps his throws consistently on-line to his target. Fielding the ball out in front of his body can help Jake improve defensively. At the plate, this LHH sets up in an athletic stance and gets back into his load smoothly. He takes a level swing with decent bat speed, leading to solid contact and line drives into the gaps. Jake can improve as a hitter by taking a square stride towards the pitcher. Overall, Jake is a solid prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.