TN Game Report: Blackman @ Oakland


Tim Kay
PBR Tennessee Director of Scouting

On Wednesday, Blackman traveled to Oakland.  This was a solid day weather-wise, as temperatures were in the 60’s before the sun went down.  Blackman was previously evaluated here.  Read up on standouts below and check out the Twitter feed for video highlights!

JACOB PENNINGTON / 3B / RHP / OAKLAND, TN / 2018

FB (84-87), CB (71-74), CH (78)

-       0-3

-       1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K

Tennessee commit showed high level offensive tools w/ arm-strength.  Tall, athletic frame w/ present lower half strength, upper body projection.  Offensively, hits w/ an open, slightly crouched stance w/ low hand location w/ short hand rhythm into toe tap and short hand load.  Generates premium bat speed through the zone w/ natural loft.  Projects to hit for average and power.  Ball jumps off barrel w/ backspin.  Defensively, showed soft hands w/ arm strength w/ carry through target.  Worked 84-87 on the mound w/ ability to spin a breaking ball.



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