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Top 10 Player Profiles of 2017: No. 8 Jacob Campbell

Phil Kerber
Associate Scout

Over the next few weeks we we will be counting down the 2017 caldendar year with a look at the top ten viewed profiles of 2017. After combing through our google analytics, we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles, by you, the readers, in 2017.

Continuing our countdown is Jacob Campbell (Janesville Craig) who comes in at No. 8. Campbell is the No. 2 ranked player in the Wisconsin's Class of 2018 and No. 120 Overall. Committed to play at the University of Illinois, Campbell will be in attendance at the Super 60 Pro Showcase this February. His profile collected over 3,350 views with the most taking place shortly following the PBR ProCase - Midwest in July.

No. 8 Jacob Campbell


Scouting Report

7.11.17 - Illinois commit. Currently ranked No. 5 in Wisconsin and No. 111 in the PBR Overall Ranks. 6-foot, 200-pound right-handed hitting catcher with a strong, durable frame and strength in the forearms and lower half. One of the top defensive backstops in the Midwest. Defensively has a short arm action from an over the top slot. Quick out of the crouch with fluid footwork, gains ground towards second base. Active blocker. Popped 1.87-1.98 and threw 80 mph from the crouch. Accurate throws with carry. Offensively, crouched slightly open setup. Short toe tap stride with good balance. Line drive hitter works gap to gap with a short, level swing path. Showed strength thru contact with 97 mph exit velocity from a tee. Ran the 60 at 7.11. 



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