2013 MLB Draft Profile: Jacoby Jones

by Matt Grabusky | Posted on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Player:  Jacoby Jones
Position:  2B/OF
School:  Louisiane State
Date of Birth:  5/10/1992
Height/Weight:  6’3/205
Bats/Throws:  R/R
2013 Class:  College Junior
Previously Drafted:  2010, 19th Rd, Astros

Scouting Report:

  • 5 tool potential
  • Above average raw power
  • Plus bat speed
  • Swing can get long, at times
  • 6.53 top 60 time
  • Versatile defensively
  • Strong arm
  • Good range in the outfield and infield
  • Has been inconsistent

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Quotes:

LSU outfielder Mason Katz-  “He’s by far the best athlete on this team.  If JaCoby gets going he has the ability to put the team on his shoulders and carry us as far as we need to go.”

LSU coach Paul Mainieri-  “He can hit the ball as far as anybody, he can drive balls into the gap, he can score runners from first and drive himself in from home plate.”

Awards/Achievements:

  • 2012 Named the #7 Prospect in the CCBL by Perfect Game
  • 2012 CCBL Home Run Derby Winner
  • 2011 Named the #11 Prospect in the CCBL by Perfect Game
  • 2011 Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American
  • 2011 Baseball America 2nd Team Freshman All-American
  • 2011 Louisiana Freshman All-American
  • 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team

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Statistics:

YR LG AB H 2B 3B HR BB SO SB CS BA OBP SLG
2011 NCAA 195 66 11 1 4 12 37 13 8 .338 .395 .467
2012 NCAA 245 62 13 1 4 15 47 11 5 .253 .308 .363
2011 CCBL 47 11 1 1 0 5 11 5 0 .234 .321 .298
2012 CCBL 139 37 5 2 5 10 55 7 1 .266 .315 .439

If any of this information is incorrect or you have additional information on this player, please let us know at matt@bigleaguefutures.net

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