Jacob Riegel
Jacob Riegel
Jacob Riegel
Jacob Riegel
Jacob Riegel
Jacob Riegel

CLASS OF 2023

SS
2B

Jacob
Riegel

Palm Harbor University (HS) • FL
6-1 • 175LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Midland Southeast

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10/16/21

South Florida Commit, 6-foot-1, 175-pound solid athletic build. Solid in the box, Riegel had an exit velocity of 94 mph. (68.45 mph bat speed average). (20.96 mph hand speed average). Begins in a balanced athletic stance with a smooth rhythmic load, then uses a short leg kick. Has electric bat speed, short swing plane and balanced finish. Barreled up multiple balls with a lot of loud contact. Line drive gap to gap approach. Smooth in the infield, had a live arm with throws that topped out at 88 mph; had athletic footwork, a clean natural exchange, and sure consistent hands. Fields the ball out front, movements laterally were athletic. Consistent accuracy to the bag, used a long arm action with a low ¾ slot. Showed off his speed at the event, running a swift 6.87 60-yard dash. Solid on the mound, showing quick arm speed he used low ¾ arm angle with a long arm action. Drop-and-drive type pitcher and uses decent effort. Has an athletic balance point and even shoulders. Lands square with balanced finish. Produced a fastball that came in at 82-86 mph; has running action and command in the zone with heavy movement. (Max spin 2180; Avg 2018). Has down in the zone control and slurvey swing and miss action on his tight slider (70-73). (Max spin 2065; Avg 2065).

10/31/20

Positional Profile: SS/2B - USF, High motor player. Competitive pitcher that makes for a tough AB against any hitter.
Body: 5-foot-11, 160-pounds. Wiry, athletic frame. Starting to add physicality.
Defense: Athletic, twitchy actions. Soft hands. Moves well to both sides of the infield.
Arm: RH. INF - 89 mph. Low 3/4 arm slot. Quick arm. Above average arm strength with carry.
Hit: RHH. Balanced, athletic setup. Medium stride to the ball. Uphill plane. Keeps hands inside the baseball. Hard contact out front. Gap-to-gap approach.
Power: 91 mph exit velocity.
Run: 6.95 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Deceptive drop and drive delivery. Hides the ball well.
Arm Action: RH. Low 3/4 arm slot. Long, loose arm action.
FB: T84, 80-84 mph. Armside run. Tough on RHH.
SL: 69-71 mph. Sweeping action.

8/28/20

Positional Profile: SS/2B - Competitive strike thrower.
Body: 5-foot-11, 155-pounds. Thin, high waisted athletic frame.
Defense: Controlled footwork, soft hands, works below the baseball towards the target.
Arm: RH. INF - 84 mph. 3/4 arm slot, short/quick arm action.
Hit: RHH. Tall setup, short knee lift, quiet hands, barrel tilt load, short stride. Short/compact swing, hands stay inside of baseball, upright finish on contact, flashed above average bat speed.
Power: 91 mph exit velocity. Line drive, pull side gap approach.
Run: 6.92 runner in the 60. 

Delivery: Tall and drive delivery, high/athletic gather reaching balance point, athletic actions on mound.
Arm Action: RH. Side arm, long to short arm action.
FB: T85, 81-84 mph. Arm side run
SL: 68-70 mph. 9/3 shape, left to right action.

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