Jackson Young
Jackson Young
Jackson Young
Jackson Young
Jackson Young
Jackson Young
Jackson Young
Jackson Young
Jackson Young

CLASS OF 2021

C
3B

Jackson
Young

Wichita State
Stillwater (HS) • OK
6-1 • 200LBS • S/R
Travel Team: Dallas Patriots - Cowser

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6/02/20

Jackson Young: C/3B, (2021) Stillwater, OK. 6-foot-1, 200-pound slim frame. During batting practice, the switch hitter displayed an exit velocity of 91 mph, showing his strength and power ability. Started in a balanced stance with a small load, then used a short stride to start his swing. Bat speed was above average, showed level swing plane and high finish. He found a few barrels with some loud contact. Gap to gap approach. While catching, had quick feet and transfers on his throw downs, recording a 1.93-2.10 pop time, best position velocity throwing to second was registered at 77 mph; has sure hands, a fluid exchange and quick feet. Some flexibility and staggered setup.Had an-over-the-top slot with a short arm action. During the event, recorded a 60 time of 7.36

2/02/20

Showcased a physical 6-foot-1, 195-pound frame with advanced strength in his actions. The switch-hitter mirrors from both sides, beginning with a balanced, open stance utilizing a lift-and-replace stride to initiate a slightly uphill barrel path through the hitting zone. Generated a whippy barrel with advanced hand speed through contact point yielding lift to the middle of the field. Registered an 87 mph bat-exit velocity off the tee and ran a 7.46 60-yard dash. The backstop demonstrated adequate receiving skills with minimal body sway at the catch point. Pop times ranged from 1.97-2.01 on accurate throws of 76 mph from the crouch utilizing a strong lower half and quick straight-line footwork coupled with a fluid, high ¾ arm-slot. Displayed adequate blocking skills beating the ball to the spot and creating downward chest angles on both sides of the plate. 


9/08/19

A 6-foot-1, 190-pound solid frame; C/3B. During batting practice, the switch hitter showed power in the box with an exit velocity of 92 mph. Setup was comprised of a wrapping load and a balanced an athletic stance. Bat speed was quick, used a level swing plane and a high finish. His swing is stronger from the right side with some steepness, still developing from the left-side. He displayed a plus arm with strong throw downs to second that hit 77 mph for showcase pop times 1.98-2.02; had a fluid exchange, firm hands and rhythmic footwork. Shows advanced receiving with soft hands. Using a compact arm action, he showed consistent accuracy to the bag from an-over-the-top slot. In the 60-yard dash, he clocked a time of 7.63

7/16/19

Displayed an advanced 6-foot, 190-pound frame with present strength and athleticism. The switch-hitter mirrors from both sides of the plate utilizing a bent, even setup coupled with a controlled leg-kick to initiate his swing. Fluid lower-half and stretch in the hands allowed for barrel whip generating an 87 mph bat-exit velocity through a slightly uphill path. Showcased advanced barrel awareness with feel for all fields, staying inside the baseball consistently. Recorded a 7.48 60-yard dash. The primary backstop showed a soft glove hand at catch point with limited body sway. Pop times ranged from 1.97-2.03 on accurate throws of 76 mph from the crouch out of a quick transfer and short, high ¾ arm-slot. Demonstrated athleticism behind the plate while blocking creating soft shields and downhill chest angles. 


2/03/19

A 6-foot, 190-pound frame with some strength throughout and room to add more. Offensively, the switch hitter bats from almost identical set-ups with a wide, slightly open, and balanced base with slight rhythm in his hands. Uses a smooth load and short stride before launching his hands on a flat and efficient path to contact with a high finish from both sides. In BP, shows a middle to opposite field and flat approach from both sides with some bat speed, mostly barrels, 85 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.38 60. Defensively, shows  a balanced, quiet, and strong set-up. Receives with well advanced strong and quiet hands. Shows clean and consistent footwork to second base, and average blocking.Throws down with a short and over the top arm action, 79 mph down to second base with some accuracy and carry for showcase pop times of 2.02-2.07.

5/30/18
A 6-foot, 175-pound frame with room to add size and strength. Offensively, the switch hitter bats from a slightly open and athletic stance with some rhythm in his hands from the left and an open and front foot heavy set-up from right. Uses a smooth reverse toe-tap load before launching his hands on a slightly uphill path from the left. From the right he uses rocking load and short stride with a late heal plant before sending his hands on a flat path to contact. In BP shows a middle to opposite field flat approach from the right, and an all fields approach with some lift and pop from the left, 84 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.53 second 60. Defensively, receives from a slightly narrow, but balanced base with quiet hands. On throw downs, shows deliberate footwork and throws from a short arm stroke coming through an over the top slot with some accuracy at 70 mph to second base with showcase pop times of 2.09-2.28. In the game, was 0-for-2, but showed a good eye, earning two free bases. 

10/28/18
A proportional 6-foot, 180-pound frame with some room to add size and strength. Offensively, the switch hitter bats from an athletic, open, and slightly front foot heavy set-ups from both sides of the dish. Uses a smooth load, front side coil and late heel plant from both sides and slightly long stride from the left side. In BP, shows a middle to pull approach from the left side with lots of barrels late in his round. From the right-side, shows an all fields approach with all barrels and some pop, 85 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.53 60. Defensively, shows advanced receiving from a quiet set-up with soft hands.

12-16-18
A proportional 6-foot, 185-pound frame with room to add size and strength. Offensively, the switch hitter batted only from the right-side at this event with a balanced, even, and athletic set-up with slight rhythm in his hands. Uses a short and slightly closed stride with a late heel plant before launching his hands on a flat and efficient path through extension with some bat speed. In BP, shows a middle of the field and flat approach with almost all barrels, 85 mph exit velo. Runs a 7.38 60. Defensively, shows advanced receiving with a quiet set-up and strong hands with very little extra movement. Throws with clean and consistent footwork gaining ground towards second base, using a short arm stroke coming through an over the top slot with accuracy at 79 mph for showcase pop times of 2.02-2.07.

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