Jacob Young
Jacob Young
Jacob Young
Jacob Young
Jacob Young

CLASS OF 2018

RHP
3B

Jacob
Young

Morton JC
Downers Grove North (HS) • IL
5-9 • 170LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Elite Baseball Training
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9/17/17 - Bluffton College commit. 5-foot-9, 170-pound, strong right-handed pitcher. On the mound, stretch-only, short, wrapping arm action, quick arm speed, high ¾ slot. Tall and fall delivery, smooth rhythm, lands square, finishes walking off the mound. Fastball, mostly straight, kept in the strike zone, 77-80 mph. Slider, 10/4 shape, showed feel for, 69-71. Curveball, shape varied between 12/6 and 11/5, commanded, 68-69. Splitter, slight late tumble 73-74.

7.25.17 - Bluffton College commit. 5-foot-9, 170-pound, right-handed pitcher with a strong base. Stretch-only, tall and fall delivery, works with rhythm, stays on-line and regular effort throughout. Arm works short and from an over-the-top slot. Fastball works mostly straight, sat 78-81 mph. Slider, flashed 11/5 shape, slurve type, 67-68 mph. Changeup sat 72-73 mph.  

6.15.17 - 5-foot-9, 170-pound right-handed pitcher. On the mound works from a high ¾ arm angle with a long arm action. Works exclusively from the stretch. Fastball sat 76-79 topping out at 80 mph. Slider has 11-5 shape with gradual action at 65-68 mph. Changeup sat 73-76 mph.

5.8.17 - Verbally committed to Bluffton College.
7.6.16 - 5-foot-9, 165-pound stronger looking body frame. A right-handed bat who has strength to his swing, while producing line drive production during his round of batting practice. Hits from a balanced stance, using minimal weight shift with his lower half. Has a fluid load with his hands moving to his back shoulder, swinging with a level bat path through the zone. Showed the ability to use both sides of the field during his round of batting practice. Produced a top exit velocity of 79 mph and ran a 7.99 60-yard dash. From behind the plate, he shows average footwork. Transitions nicely into a high ¾ slot with 67 mph. Pop times ranging 2.15-2.31. On the mound he shows good rhythm and tempo in his delivery. Uses his lower half well while maintaining good direction to the plate. Throws from a high ¾ slot with the fastball sitting 76-79 mph. Breaking ball sat 67-69 mph with gradual break on an 11/5 plane.

1.18.15 - 5-foot-6, 140-pound freshman two-way player. On the mound pitches out of the stretch only, arm works from a high ¾ slot, short arm action. Fastball is mostly straight, sat 70-71 mph, topped out at 73 mph. Curveball showed gradual 11/5 action, 61-63 mph. Changeup played at 66-68 mph. Flashed a slider with similar action to curveball at 64 mph. Offensively hits from a closed stance, slightly narrow, short stride. Worked the middle of the field, showed a solid approach, path worked well for age. 75 mph exit velocity from the tee. Defensively arm action is loose, similar to that on the mound, played at 68 mph across the diamond. Average to above average hands for age. Ran the 60 at 8.71.

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