Brooks Jones
Brooks Jones

CLASS OF 2024

LHP
OF

Brooks
Jones

Lawrence (HS) • KS
6-3 • 205LBS • R/L
Travel Team: Royals Scout Team
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10/17/21

Body: 6-3, 205-pounds. Advanced and athletic frame with present strength and projectable build
Hit: RHH. Neutral stance with an upright posture and narrow base.  Hands work back quickly at just below shoulder height with a slightly tucked posture and 45 degree bat angle.  Short weight shift with the lower half working rotationally through the zone.  Maintains balance throughout the swing. Level bat path and a line drive approach.  Hands work hard to the inside part of the ball.  Hands work quickly through the zone. and shows good rotational acceleration metrics with the barrel getting up to speed quickly.
Power: 93.18 max exit velocity, averaged 74.03 mph. 151’ max distance. Hits with good leverage and hand strength.
Arm: LH.   OF - 83 mph. Over the top arm slot with a long and clean arm action.
Defense:  pop times. Attacks the ball with controlled footwork and aggression.  Fields te ball out in front of the glove side leg with a feel for glove action and soft hands.  Utilizes a quick shuffle crow hop technique with good momentum headed towards the target.
Run: 7.25 runner in the 60.

10/17/21

Body: 6-3, 205-pounds. Advanced and athletic frame with present strength and projectable build
Delivery: Short and simple footwork around the rubber working to a mid height balance point and maintaining upright posture throughout the delivery.  Strong weight stack onto a firm back leg with short push off the rubber.  Long stride with good extension and good lay back on the shoulder.  Well-balanced an athletic delivery.
Arm Action: LH. High 3/4 arm slot with a clean arm action.
FB: T85.79, 82.72-85.11 mph. Good arm side running action with command to the arm side. T2133, 1920 average rpm.
SL: 72.70-75.51 mph. Developing pitch with some early shape and some late depth at times. T2042, 1974 average rpm.
CH: 78.37-80.74 mph. Good fading action with fastball hand speed. T1806, 1712 average rpm.

2/14/21

Positional Profile: LHP/OF

Body: 6-foot-2, 190-pound athletic frame with long limbs and room for added strength and size.

Hit: RHH.  At the plate starts with a slightly open stance and upright posture.  Floating hands that get set just below the shoulder height.  Two-tap stride with shorter stride length.  Rhythmic swing with good hand separation.  Explosive hand speed and very good rotational acceleration.  Uses long levered swing to his advantage and has current strength at contact with exit speeds up to 94 mph in the BP session.  Projects for future raw power with continued experience and added strength.

Power: 82 mph exit velocity from the tee. 

Arm: LH.  OF-86 mph.  Over the top arm slot with long/clean arm action and release. 

Defense: In the outfield shows smooth/short steps when attacking the ball.  Shows a feel for glove action and fielding the ball in a good position out in front of the body.  Good crow hop technique with consistent rhythm and control of the body.

Run: runner from home to first.

 

Delivery: Smooth delivery with consistent feet and balance point.  Stiff balance point with weight-leaning forward.  Works down the mound directly towards the plate.  Hand break is consistent at mid chest level.   

Arm Action:  High ¾ arm slot with shorter arm action on the back and long release.

FB: 82-84 mph, heavy arm side run with good spin rate and developing command.  

SL: 75 mph, short cutting action with good hand speed.

CH: 75-79 mph, some arm side fade and slight downward action. 


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