2018 PBR Future Games Team Florida Spotlight: 2020 MIF Jacob Starling


Mike Maerz
Director of Florida Operations/Area Scout


From August 1-4th, the Prep Baseball Report Future Games will take place at Grand Park, a state-of-the-art 22-field baseball complex located in Westfield, IN, jus
t north of Indianapolis. This one-of-a-kind event will feature the best uncommitted Class of 2020/2021 prospects from our 35-plus state coverage area.

The Prep Baseball Report Future Games is the premier summer scouting event for Class of 2020/2021 prospects. Last year, more than 250 college coaches from all over the country were in attendance, making it arguably the most heavily recruited event of the summer.

Leading up to the event, we will highlight each team member of Team Florida through a full breakdown. Today we take a look at 2020 MIF Jacob Starling of Trinity Prep, FL:

 

Jacob Starling

Class of 2020 / SS

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: SS
    Secondary Position: 2B
  • High School: Winter Park
    State: FL
  • Summer Team: FTB Tucci Berryhill 2020
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 170lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R

Statistics

Position
7.03
60-yard
82
INF Velo
86
Exit Velo
4.54
H-1st

Scouting Report

07/14/18- Uncommitted. Currently stands at 5-foot-10, 165 pounds with a lean, athletic frame and strength throughout. All around athlete with a feel both offensively, defensively, and on the basepaths. Offensively, he shows twitchy hands with above average bat speed and bat to ball skills. Consistently squared the ball up during batting practice with multiple hard line drives into the gaps. Rangy defender who makes the plays and fields the ball out in front with confidence. Throws to the bag were on line and accurate. Advanced runner, stole multiple bases during gameplay. 

06/03/18- Uncommitted. Athletic MIF with good hands and solid footwork, really stands out at the plate where he generates explosive batspeed. Multiple hits in game 1 including a deep double to left. Had a very impressive first day and showing solid defensive tools and above average offensive tools, he will be one to follow.