IA-MN Future Games Spotlight: '17 RHP/1B Jarred Wood- Cedar Rapids Jefferson



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By Rob Allison
Prep Baseball Report Iowa & Minnesota

The Prep Baseball Report Future Games is the premier summer scouting event for sophomore prospects and select freshmen prospects. This year well over 110 colleges from all over the country were in attendance. The Prep Baseball Report services are subscribed by more than 400 colleges and pro scouts.

Our series highlights the players who attended the PBR Future Games in Indiana. We have included the players scouting report, statistics, and video of their performance at the event.

The 2015 event was the first opportunity for players in Iowa and Minnesota to attend the PBR Future Games. Many of the player's recruiting interest has exploded since the event; two players have already made a verbal commitment to a college; and many more with multiple scholarship offers on the table.

TEAM IA-MN

Name State School Class Pos Commitment
Ian Bedell IA Davenport Central 2018 RHP
Alex Belch MN Rochester John Marshall 2017 RHP
Gregory Bennett IA Western Dubuque 2017 SS
Sam Carlson MN Burnsville 2017 RHP Florida
Jack Dreyer IA Johnston 2017 LHP Iowa
Jacob Hitz MN Prior Lake 2017 SS
Michael Jensen MN Holy Family 2017 RHP Oklahoma
Jack Kelly MN St. Michael-Albertville 2017 C
Griffin Lanoue MN Rosemount 2017 RHP
Ben Livorsi MN Minnetonka 2017 C
Trevor Olson WI Chippewa Falls 2017 LHP
Zach Parks MN Apple Valley 2017 SS
Jimmy Ramsey MN Minnetonka 2017 1B Oregon
Connor Van Scoyoc IA Cedar Rapids Jefferson 2018 RHP
Trenton Wallace IA Davenport Assumption 2017 1B
Jarred Wood IA Cedar Rapids Jefferson 2017 RHP

 

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----jarred wood - jarredwood-futuregames.jpgName: Jarred Wood
Position: RHP/1B
Class: 2017
Height/Weight: 6-foot-3, 195-pounds
High School: Cedar Rapids Jefferson

Evaluation: 6-foot-3, 195-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. High leg kick with solid body control in delivery. Lands slightly across body to plate. Pie arm action. 4-seam is firm and straight; 2-seam flashes above avg. ASR. Fastball was 86-87; touching 88 mph. Slurvy breaking ball with loose spin and 10/4 shape for strikes. Split is best secondary offering. Shows late sink and run and is thrown near fastball arm speed. 7.53 runner. Athletic set-up in box. Balance in swing. Pull approach. Barrel leaves zone early. Strength in swing and pop to pull side of field. 89 mph exit velocity. Fields deep in stance. Funnels baseball to body occasionally. Shows solid hands and feet. Above avg. arm strength at 86 mph across infield. Wood has positioned himself as one of the best 2017 arms in the state and has been receiving significant recruiting interest.

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