Jacob Newman
Jacob Newman
Jacob Newman
Jacob Newman
Jacob Newman

CLASS OF 2018

RHP
1B

Jacob
Newman

Rutgers
Glenbrook South (HS) • IL
6-3 • 193LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Homestead Ranchers Texas
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8.30.17 - Verbally committed to Rutgers. 

6.15.17 - 6-foot-3, 193-pound right-handed pitcher. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a short, quick arm action. Works exclusively out of the stretch. Square landing with smooth rhythm. Fastball Sat 86-87 mph. Curveball has 11-5 shape, flashing occasional depth at 68-70 mph. Changeup showed running action at 74-78 mph for strikes.

2.19.17 - 6-foot-3, 193-pound, two-way prospect with a strong, durable frame and solid lower half. On the mound, right-handed pitcher, made a jump in velocity and stuff since the last time we had seen him; fastball sat 84-86 mph, touched 88. Works primarily from the stretch, stays on-line, lands closed, and some effort throughout. Arm has some length on the backside, loose and whippy out front from a ¾ slot. Fastball, heavy action at times, gets sink when down in the zone. Curveball, flashed tight spin, sharp 11/5 action, inconsistent in the zone, 70-73 mph. Changeup, maintains fastball arm speed, arm-side-run, sink at times, 79-82 mph. High follow 2018 right-handed pitcher. Offensively, right-handed hitter, with some looseness and strength through contact. 86 mph exit velocity from a tee. Balanced setup, loads on his backside, short stride. Aggressive swinger, uphill path and gap-to-gap approach. Defensively, arm action similar to on the mound, loose and quick, throws carry across the diamond and clocked at 82 mph. 7.70 runner in the 60.

10.16.16 - 6-foot-3, 193-pound two-way player, solid frame, sturdy build. Projects best on the mound. Stretch only on the mound, showed feel for repertoire. Arm action is short and over the top. Fastball has arm side run, showed control of the zone, 82-83 mph, touched 84 mph. Curveball has 12/6 shape, 65-68 mph. Has feel for changeup at 75-77 mph, arm side action thrown with arm speed. Defensively showed softer hands, arm played well across the diamond, short over the top slot. 81 mph across. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance. Uphill path with length, 85 mph exit velocity from the tee. 7.65 runner in the 60.

10.25.15 - 6-foot-2, 190-pound two-way player, large frame, projects best on the mound. Full windup, clean repeatable delivery, showed good balance and flashed signs of pitchability. Loose arm action, high ¾ slot, minimal effort. Fastball sat 79-80 mph, touched 81 mph, mostly straight, showed control. Curveball has vertical action, gets on top of it, 64-67 mph. Changeup showed some feel with arm action, 72-74 mph. Right-handed hitter, balanced stance, loads hands back, average balance. 83 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively showed actions around the bag, hands played. Arm action is short from a high ¾ slot, 75 mph across the diamond. 7.98 runner in the 60.

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