Most Viewed Player Profiles Of 2017: No. 4 Jacob Pearson


Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

After drilling down into our google analytics we have compiled a list of the ten most visited Louisiana profiles on the Prep Baseball Report website in 2017.  As 2017 is coming to an end, we will count down to the new year with a look at those profiles that were visited the most.

No. 4 Jacob Pearson


Jacob Pearson

Class of 2017 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2017
    Commitment: Mississippi State
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: West Monroe
    State: LA
  • Summer Team: Marucci Elite
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/R

Statistics

Position
6.46
60-yard
79
OF Velo
100
Exit Velo
4.00
H-1st

Scouting Report

2017 First Team All-State
2017 Preseason First Team All-State

2/5/17 Louisiana State recruit. 6-foot, 195-pound left-handed hitting outfielder with compact, muscular build, defined lower half and advanced strength in hands/forearms. Overall high-level athlete, one of the top left-handed hitters in the 2017 class; currently ranked No. 38 in the PBR Draft 100. Turned in one of the top offensive performances at the Super 60. Simple, balanced approach, minimal moving parts, no stride, smooth, quiet hand load yet generates premium bat speed. Extremely strong and direct to the ball, level path, advanced barrel awareness, maintains excellent balance through contact, barrel stays in hitting zone, generates natural lift, ball jumps off bat with backspin carry; low-effort swing with high-level results. Registered 95-mph exit velocity with wood.  Athletically, ran a 6.67 laser-timed 60, powerful strider. Defensively, right-handed thrower, has shown significant improvements, cleaner arm action, was clocked at 78 mph from the outfield.

2/5/17 Louisiana State recruit, currently ranked No. 3 in Louisiana’s 2017 class, No. 20 Overall, and No. 38 in the PBR draft 100. Strong 6-foot, 195-pound frame, powerful lower half, exceptional strength in forearms and wrists. Outstanding overall athlete that posted a 6.67 laser-timed 60-yard dash. Left-handed hitter that hits from a balanced, athletic setup with a smooth load, short stride, explosive lower half and excellent balance. Displays lightning quick bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 95 mph. Line-drive type hitter with fluid rhythm, level path, and strength at contact. Solid defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, clean exchange, plays through balls well. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy on throws that produced a positional velocity of 78 mph.

2016 Pre-Season First Team All-State

5-25-15 A 6-foot, 185-pound outfielder with an athletic, strong build with present fast twitch actions. Outstanding overall athlete that ran an impressive 6.5 60 yard dash. Left-handed hitter that hits from a balanced, athletic setup with a smooth load, short stride, explosive lower half and excellent balance. Displays lightning quick bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 100 mph. Line-drive type hitter that showed advanced pull power potential hitting numerous home runs during live batting practice. Solid defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, clean exchange, plays through balls well, but lacks in arm strength.

A 5-foot-10, 185-pound 2017 outfielder from West Monroe, LA. Strong, compact build with fast twitch actions. Quality overall athlete that ran a 6.6 60 yard dash. Legitimate center-field type defensive player with good tracking instincts, plays fast, but lacks in arm strength. Left-handed hitter with some stiffness in upper body, but has above average bat speed, strength at contact, flat path through zone, advanced feel for hitting, and current pull power potential.


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