Prep Baseball Report

State Games Uncommitted Spotlight: 2025 Jake Simmons


Alex Armand
Louisiana Scouting Director



Jake Simmons

Class of 2025 / OF

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2025
  • Primary Position: OF
  • High School: Ruston
    State: LA
  • Summer Team: SBG Sox Prime 25
  • Height: 5-10
    Weight: 180lbs
  • Bat/Throw: L/L

Statistics

Position
6.96
60-yard
(09/25/22)
79
OF Velo
(09/30/23)
93
Exit Velo
(05/30/23)
Power Speed Score
(09/30/23)
Position
60-yard
7.18
OF Velo
74
Exit Velo
93
Power Speed Score
Position
60-yard
6.96
OF Velo
76
Power Speed Score
Trackman - Hitting
97.3
Exit Velocity (max)
(09/30/23)
87.2
Exit Velocity (avg)
(09/30/23)
267
Distance (avg)
(09/30/23)
359
Distance (max)
(09/30/23)
Hard Hit %
(09/30/23)
Sweet Spot %
(06/13/23)
Line Drive %
(06/13/23)
Fly Ball %
(09/25/22)
Ground Ball %
(05/30/23)
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
97.3
Exit Velocity (avg)
87.2
Distance (avg)
267
Distance (max)
359
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
86.5
Exit Velocity (avg)
81.8
Distance (avg)
203
Distance (max)
274
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
93.1
Exit Velocity (avg)
86.3
Distance (avg)
222
Distance (max)
342
Hard Hit %
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Ground Ball %
Trackman - Hitting
Exit Velocity (max)
87.7
Exit Velocity (avg)
75.2
Distance (avg)
253
Distance (max)
321
Sweet Spot %
Line Drive %
Fly Ball %
Blast - Hitting
23.7
Hand Speed (max)
(09/30/23)
22.5
Hand Speed (avg)
(09/30/23)
71.7
Bat Speed (max)
(06/13/23)
66.6
Bat Speed (avg)
(09/25/22)
Rot. Acc (max)
(09/30/23)
Rot. Acc (avg)
(09/30/23)
On Plane Eff (avg)
(09/25/22)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
(09/25/22)
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
23.7
Hand Speed (avg)
22.5
Bat Speed (max)
69.3
Bat Speed (avg)
66.3
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
21.6
Hand Speed (avg)
20.1
Bat Speed (max)
71.7
Bat Speed (avg)
66.5
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22.4
Hand Speed (avg)
21.1
Bat Speed (max)
67.1
Bat Speed (avg)
64.2
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency
Blast - Hitting
Hand Speed (max)
22
Hand Speed (avg)
20.8
Bat Speed (max)
69.2
Bat Speed (avg)
66.6
Rot. Acc (max)
Rot. Acc (avg)
On Plane Eff (avg)
MaxOnPlaneEfficiency

Swift

Swift
1.76
10-yd
(09/30/23)
4.00
30-yd
(09/30/23)
6.96
60-yd
(09/25/22)
19.1
Run speed (max)
(09/30/23)
Swift
10-yd
1.76
30-yd
4
60-yd
7.22
Run speed (max)
19.1
Swift
60-yd
7.18
Run speed (max)
17.1

Scouting Report

6/13/23

Jake Simmons, Ruston (LA), 2025
Positional Profile: CF
Body: 5-10, 180-pounds. Athletic with a strong lower-half
Hit: LHH
Power: 87 max exit velocity, averaged 81.8 mph. 274' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-76 mph. Short AA with a high 3/4 release
Defense: Receives with one hand out front off his right foot, got around every ball and played through it with athletic footwork into crow hop, accurate throws from the OF with average arm strength
ATH: 7.10 runner in the 60.

5/30/23

Jake Simmons, Ruston (LA), 2025
Positional Profile: CF A good uncommitted '25 OF to follow.
Body: 5-10, 180-pounds. Physical and durable.
Hit: LHH. Starts in a slightly open stance with a wide base, uses a simple load and stride. Turns his back hip aggressively and stays connected with an uphill path to contact and extension to match, drove the ball to the middle of the field and pull-side gap, showing power to the pull-side. 64.2 mph bat speed with 18 G’s of rotational acceleration.
Power: 93 max exit velocity, averaged 86.3 mph. 342' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-74 mph. Short and compact arm stroke with a high 3/4 release.
Defense: Approached the ball under control, receives out front with one hand and plays through with athletic footwork.
ATH: 7.18 runner in the 60.

9/25/22

Positional Profile: OF
Body: 5-9, 170-pounds. Athletic with physical lower-half
Hits: LHH. Starts in a slightly open and athletic stance, uses a toe-tap load and stride to get to center. Delivers a heavy barrel with a direct path to contact and slightly uphill extension, works mostly to the pull-side with some present power.
Power: 88 max exit velocity, averaged 75.2 MPH. 321' max distance.
Arm: LH. OF-76 mph. Short arm circle, releases from a 3/4 slot
Defense: Caught everything clean and out front with athletic footwork playing through the ball.
Run: 6.96 runner in the 60.