Player Spotlight: IF/RHP Jacob Lamkin




Trey Sofio
Louisiana Scouting Director

Name: Jacob Lamkin
School: St. Thomas More
Position: IF/RHP
Grad Year: 
2018
State Rank: 58

Scouting Report

Strong 5-foot-9, 175-pound frame, athletic build. Quality defender with soft hands, fluid footwork, and clean exchanges. Long arm action into high-3/4 release with accuracy, and carry on throws that produced a positional velocity of 82 mph. Right-handed hitter that hits from balanced, athletic setup, smooth load, short stride and quality balance. Line-drive, opposite field type hitter with fluid rhythm, uphill path and bat speed that produced an exit velocity of 84 mph. Also posted a 7.45 60-yard dash. Right-handed pitcher with short arm action into high-3/4 release with quick arm speed and regular effort. Smooth rhythm, level shoulders, in-line direction, lands square and finishes athletic. Fastball sat 81-84 mph, touching 85 mph, with slight arm side run and command. Breaking ball showed 11/5 shape with gradual break and near fastball arm speed at 66-68 mph. Also showed a straight changeup with fastball arm speed at 75-76 mph.

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