Uncommitted spotlight 2020 Jacob Merritt





Jacob Merritt

Class of 2020 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Star City
    State: AR
  • Summer Team: sticks
  • Height: 5-9
    Weight: 165lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Position
7.09
60-yard
82
INF Velo
(02/16/19)
72
OF Velo
(06/19/19)
82
Exit Velo
(06/19/19)
Position
60-yard
7.39
OF Velo
72
Exit Velo
82
Position
60-yard
7.19
INF Velo
82
Exit Velo
78

Scouting Report

6/19/19

 

5-Foot-9, 165-Pound frame, strength to frame, ran a 7.39, Offensively; open stance, barrel rhythm, toe tap to stride, aggressive stride, lands even, backside rotates past contact, barrel late to foot strike, loses stability in front foot, short stroke short finish, 82 mph exit velo, Defensively; attacks ball fields outside left, funnel to right hip, average crow hop, over the top slot, average carry, 72 mph arm strength.

 

 

2-16-19: Preseason All State:

 

 

5-Foot-9, 165-Pound frame, thick frame, present strength, ran a 7.18 60, Offensively; open set, high hands, leg lift to stride, reach to contact, barrel cocked at footstrike, slight raise to hit, backside rotates to contact, loses stability in ground past contact, barrel works up through extension, pull side power, 78 mph exit velo, Defensively; active feet, field off right side of body, right foot in front to field, funnel to right hip, gather to throw, minimal carry, short arm action, over the top slot, 82 mph arm strength

 

 

7-17-18: Underclass Games:

 

 

5-Foot-7, 150-Pound frame, ran a 7.44, strong frame with present strength, offensively; simple set up, leg lift to land, closed landing, slight over rotation, loses contact with ground after contact, bat speed with strength, line drive swing, long extension out in front, uphill finish, 81 mph exit velo, defensively; active feet, bend to field, derp field, fingers up to field, field off right eye, funnel to midline, glove pat to throw, minimal carry to throw, 66 mph arm strength.

 


Videos

(6/19/19)