Jackson Wentworth
Jackson Wentworth
Jackson Wentworth
Jackson Wentworth
Jackson Wentworth
Jackson Wentworth
Jackson Wentworth
Jackson Wentworth




Kansas State
Waukee (HS) • IA
6-1 • 195LBS • R/R
Travel Team: Iowa Sticks Scout
2021 National

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Wide-shouldered, athletic 6-foot-2, 195-pound frame on the mound. Kansas State commit. The right-handed pitcher has a balanced, repeatable delivery that works downhill with intent. Throws from a continuous, clean high-¾ arm action with solid arm speed. Displays a legit three-pitch mix. Fastball sat 93-94 mph spinning at 2455 rpm, pounds the zone for strikes. Throws a true 12/6 curveball at 73-75 mph with tight spin and depth averaging 2469 rpm. Changeup features good fade and sink action in the lower half of the zone, 80-81 mph.


Wentworth, a Kansas State recruit, stole the show in the primetime late night Friday slot that featured draft talent on every field, and 20-plus MLB scouts in attendance. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound right-hander sports lean, defined strength across a wide-shouldered athletic frame, and that athleticism is seen throughout the delivery. Even paced and well-connected throughout the delivery, a controlled, continuous arm stroke leads to quick hand speed through the ball from a high ¾ slot. He pumped in strike after strike with an 88-92 fastball (90.4 mph avg. per Trackman) that he threw to all quadrants, and found success up in the zone thanks to an average RPM of 2398 and max close to 2600. What makes Wentworth so dynamic on the mound is his ability to pair the high-spin fastball with a sharp, tightly-spun 12/6 curveball. He tunnels the pitch exceptionally well at 75-77 with nearly 2700 RPM at its best in this showing. Remaining linear down the mound, Wentworth’s delivery provides for efficient movement patterns with no wasted movement. He was dominant in every facet of the game, striking out 14 over six innings without yielding a walk. The strong summer that the Iowa prep product turned in appears to be something he will continue building on.
Stats: 6.0 innings, 14K-0BB, 4H, 1ER


Big frame. Quick arm that throws downhill. Legit 3 pitch mix. Fastball sat 90-91 with some cut. He showed great feel for the 11/5 73-74 mph sharp curveball. He also added an 82-83mph changeup that showed fade and sink. Swung the bat well too with a double off the wall and a single. Kansas State commit.


Positional Profile: RHP/3B
Body: 6-1, 175-pounds.
Delivery: Simple repeatable delivery, athletic movements, lands inline to catcher, has extension and finish to plate.
Arm Action: RH. Long clean arm circle with strength and quickness out front.
FB: T93, 92-93 mph. Pounded zone consistently for strikes; while maintaining consistent velocity.
CB: 75-78 mph. Above avg. with sharp 11/5 break and late depth for strikes.
CH: 80-81 mph. Slight cutting action for strikes in bottom half of zone.

Hit: RHH. Square stance, body load, short to contact, clean path, shows line drive pop in bat, consistently squares baseball. 
Power: 92 mph exit velocity from the tee.
Arm: RH. INF - 94 mph.
Defense: Plus arm across infield, hands work, corner actions, sound defensively.
Run: 6.84 runner in the 60.


6-foot-1, 170-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. #342 in PBR Overall for 2021 class. Kansas State commit. On mound; Wentworth was 88-89 mph with cutting life to plate. Breaking ball is hard with late 10/4 break. Solid fade and sink on changeup. Overall has feel for 3 pitches with long loose arm action and is athletic on mound. 4.78 home to first time. Square stance, longer stride, inside out path, shows ability to use whole field, occasional bat speed with line drive pop in bat, 84 mph exit velocity. Sure hands with solid athleticism, higher fielding position to start, accelerates through baseball to throw, above avg. carry to bag with accuracy, 87 mph arm across infield.


6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. On mound; builds tempo in delivery, higher balance point, clean high ¾ arm slot, has extension and finish to plate. Fastball was 87-89 mph with hard late cut and down action to glove side of plate. Slider action on breaking ball with sharp break; tends to over throw at times. Above avg. changeup thrown at fastball arm speed. Kansas State commit. 7.20 runner. Square stance, rolls shoulders to load, stays connected in load and swing, repeats well, line drive swing plane, consistent hard contact, developing pop in bat to pull side of field, 87 mph exit velocity. Above avg. arm with carry and accuracy to bag, sure hands, avg. footwork, 92 mph arm strength across infield.


6-foot, 160-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. On mound; short rocker step, rolls into slight tuck and turn balance point, sideways draw on back-side, slingy ¾ arm slot out front. Fastball was 83-84 mph producing late run for strikes. Solid feel for 11/5 breaking ball that shows rotation and shape. Above avg. arm speed producing late fade and action on changeup. 7.32 runner. Wide square stance, body load, rolls shoulders to trigger swing, consistent hard line drive contact, slight arm bar creates length but routinely squares baseball with good hand-eye coordination, 83 mph exit velocity. Quick feet with athletic actions, plays through ball, sure hands, long release with above avg. arm, accurate to bag with carry, 86 mph arm across infield. Strong follow in Iowa 2021  class.

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