Jason Rivera
Jason Rivera
Jason Rivera
Jason Rivera
Jason Rivera

CLASS OF 2021

LHP
OF

Jason
Rivera

Mount St. Marys
St. Maria Goretti (HS) • MD
6-0 • 177LBS • L/L
Travel Team: East Coat Royals Kim
2021 National

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3/07/20

Junior Future Game Trials Session II

Positional Profile: OF/LHP
Body: 6’0”, 177 pounds. Strong, athletic, projectable frame. 
Hit: LHH. Hits from a relaxed, balanced, square stance at the plate. Hands pre set, evolving into a smooth back load and quick, short stride. Creates good hand separation and stays short to the ball with a slightly uphill swing path. Showed lightning quick hands and strong, fast bat speed. Generates great lower half involvement and gets upright through contact. Gets good extension through the zone and past contact, finishing strong with two hands. Very solid gap to gap approach, squaring up the ball consistently during BP rounds.   
Power: 91 mph exit velocity from the tee. Power present to alleys with more developing. 
Arm: LH. OF - 87 mph. Throws with short arm action from a high three quarter slot. 
Defense: Plays through the ball very well in the outfield with great momentum towards the target. Fields the ball out in front on the glove hand side with soft hands. Showed quick, fundamental footwork with good, clean exchanges and quick release. 
Run: 4.02 home-to-first time.

Delivery: Pitches from the stretch with a high leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Clean hand separation and smooth stride down the mound. Lands in-line to home plate with good extension over front side. Athletic, full finish. Creates quick arm speed through release and pitches with some effort.
Arm Action: LH. Throws with long, loose arm action from a high three-quarter slot. 
FBT83 mph, 80-81 mph. Has some cut to it. 
CB: 68-71 mph. Showed tight spin and late, sharp 12/6 shape. 
CH72-74 mph.

6/26/19

MD Top Prospect Games West

Strong, athletic body type and projectable 5’11’’, 163 pound frame. Hits from a balanced, square stance from the left side. Smooth back load with good hand separation. Explosive lower half involvement with excellent balance throughout the swing. Stays behind the ball well with quick hands, fast bat speed, and an uphill swing path. Short to the ball with good extension and a strong finish. Very nice gap-to-gap approach with power present to all fields. Recorded an 89 mph exit velocity. Attacks the ball in the outfield with quick footwork and showed clean exchanges. Throws with long arm action from a high three-quarter slot at 84 mph. Ball showed some life and carry to the plate. Ran a 6.97 60-yard time. Slightly up-tempo, side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall, compact balance point. Smooth down-to-out lower half drive and excellent extension. Throws downhill and gets over front side well. Lands square to the plate with an athletic finish. Throws with long, loose arm action from a high three-quarter slot with easy effort and creates quick arm speed through release. Fastball sat 78-80 mph and touched 81 mph. Breaking ball was 66-69 mph with tight 11/5 shape and changeup showed some late dive at 67-69 mph.

4/20/19

Athletic body type and projectable 5'11'', 162 pound frame. Beautiful swing from the left side of the plate. Starts from a balanced, slightly open stance. Loads hands with rhythm and stays behind the ball very well. Short, natural uphill swing path with some lower half involvement and nice extension to follow through. Hitting .390 thus far this season and is also a nice LHP that gets it up to 80 mph with solid off-speed.

2/23/19

MD Preseason All State

5-foot-11, 162-pound projectable athletic frame. Athletic square stance hitting from the left side. Hands load back with some rhythm, small pickup to striding slightly closed, and short path to the ball. Slightly uphill bat path, high finish, and stays on the ball through extension. Swing has some gap to gap potential with some projection to add strength and power to the frame. Exit velocity was 89 mph. Active and under control on approach to catch, clean exchange, and a crow hop to explode through the throw. Arm action was longer and showed some arm speed throwing from a low three-quarter arm slot at 84 mph. Home-1st time displayed some quickness with a 4.08.

10/21/18

MD Eastern Shore Showcase

Athletic body type and 5-foot-10, 150 pound frame. Hits from the left side in a balanced, athletic, square stance. Sinks upper body slightly into a compact position during load. Short stride and strong lower half involvement in swing. Short, slightly uphill swing path and fast bat speed. Whips barrel through the zone with an 82 mph exit velo. Gap-to-gap line drive type hitter with occasional pop. Stays behind the ball really well with good balance and gets good extension through contact. Plays through the ball in the outfield with quick fundamental footwork. Showed quick, clean exchanges and throws with long arm action from a mid three-quarters slot at 78 mph. Ran a 7.06 60-yard dash. Up-tempo side-step wind-up and high leg kick into a tall balanced position. Clean hand separation and strong lower half drive. Throws with long arm action from a high three-quarters slot with easy effort. Lands square to the plate with an athletic finish. Showed some arm speed through release. Fastball sat 77-78 mph, breaking ball had short 12/6 break at 71-74 mph, and change-up was 71-72 mph.

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