Jacob Barton
Jacob Barton
Jacob Barton
Jacob Barton
Jacob Barton

CLASS OF 2021

OF
LHP

Jacob
Barton

Iowa Central CC
Waukee (HS) • IA
5-11 • 170LBS • L/L
Travel Team: Iowa Sticks 2021 Scout

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9/01/20

Smaller quick twitch athlete. Good movements in the outfield with above average foot speed. Showed some pull pop by dropping the barrel on a ball for a home run over the rightfield wall.

3/08/20

Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 6-0, 155-pounds.
Hit: LHH. Open stance with leg kick, some extra movements, effects timing, hardest contact to mid/pull side of field.
Power: 93 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: LH. OF - 86 mph.
Defense: Confident fielder, works through ball, shows routes and angles, carry and accuracy to target.
Run: 6.66 runner in the 60.

Delivery: Short rocker step into crouched position over rubber, builds tempo in delivery, lands slight across body, avg. extension and finish.
Arm Action: LH. Longer arm path, can be stiff shouldered at times.
FB: T82, 80-82 mph. Varying action on FB for avg. strikes.
CB: 64-66 mph. Solid shape and spin on 1/7 breaking ball.
CH: 70-71 mph. Avg. action on CH with flashes of late run and sink.

8/04/19

5-foot-11, 155-pound left-handed hitting 2-way player. 4.26 home to first time. Body load with rhythm in hands, line drive approach, solid bat speed, comfortable in box, repeats swing well with occasional pop in bat, 92 mph exit velocity. Above avg. actions in field, works through ball, is athletic fielding and throwing, shows carry to target with accuracy, 82 mph arm from outfield. Athletic on mound, clean compact arm action, ball comes out well in front. Fastball was 79-80 mph with varying action to plate. Small shape with tight spin on 1/7 breaking ball. Above avg. feel for changeup with quality fade and sink action away from right handed hitters.

3/10/19

5-foot-11, 150-pound left-handed hitting 2-way player. On mound; rocker step into short balance point, long clean arm path, high ¾ slot, and ball jumps out of hand well. Fastball was 79-81 mph with running action to plate. Consistently lands 1/7 breaking ball for strikes with solid depth. Running action on changeup. Easy strike thrower with 3 pitches; arm works enough-should continue to add velocity. Square stance with body load, overly active hands to swing, disrupts timing, firm ground ball and line drive contact to pull side of field, 86 mph exit velocity. Easier actions in field, works through ball, long rangy frame, athletic arm action with carry and accuracy to target, 82 mph arm strength from outfield.

10/28/18- 5-foot-10, 140-pound left-handed hitting 2-way player. 6.85 runner. Square stance with leg kick trigger, larger movements creating some hitches in swing, produces above avg. bat speed with longer levers, line drive approach, 92 mph exit velocity. Long and lean frame, easy actions and covers ground well, shows athleticism in field with clean projectable arm action in field, has carry and accuracy on throws, 82 mph arm strength from outfield. On mound; short balance point, leaks early off rubber occasionally, short stride and lands inline to catcher, long clean arm action from OT slot. Fastball has solid running action at 78-79 mph. Shows consistent breaking ball for strikes with 12/6 shape. Inconsistent changeup; avg. action and tends to leave short of plate.

3/11/18- 5-foot-10, 150-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.2 runner. Square stance, body load, large leg kick trigger, lower hand slot, inconsistent timing and contact, ground balls off bat, mid/pull approach, 76 mph exit velocity. Long athletic actions in field, sure hands, moves well in field, clean arm action, shows carry and accuracy to target, 77 mph arm strength from outfield. On mound; long loose ¾ arm action, lands inline with catcher. Fastball was 72-75 mph with solid arm-side running action. Has feel for 2/8 breaking ball with consistent shape and depth. Avg. fade on changeup with floating action to plate.

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