Jake Merhige

HS Grad 2013
Age 23 and 0 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 18 and 2 mos
Position(s) LHP  OF
Ht/Wt 5-11, 185 lb
School  Hauppauge
Hometown  Hauppauge, NY USA
Summer Team  Long Island Whalers
Fall Team  Long Island Whalers
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Northeast Region HM
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2012 Underclass Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
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Position - LHP
NY State Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Position - LHP

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4 yr Commitment
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2012 Northeast Top Prospect Showcase   Aug 10, 2012
PG Grade: 7.5
Jake Merhige is a 2013 LHP/OF with a 6-0 180 lb. frame from Hauppauge, NY who attends Hauppauge. Medium frame with present strength throughout. Good tempo on the mound, aggressive, hip turn delivery. Throws from extended high 3/4 slot with long arm action in the back, Most comfortable throwing to arm side with fastball. Curveball with 1/7 break and depth, also showed changeup. Arm shows carry in outfield, quick release, clean hands when fielding. Listed as switch hitter, only hit from right side. Short swing, no load, tight swing with minimal extension. Stays inside ball, showed strength to pull side. Excellent student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 7.50
0.50 improvement beginning on Feb 19, 2011
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 83 mph
55.51% Rank
best 98  avg 84
 (2013 class in 2012)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
60 7.29 sec
60.29% Rank
best 6.45  avg 7.42
 (2013 class in 2011)

best 6.18  avg 7.33
 (2013 class)
OF 83 mph
67.83% Rank
best 94  avg 80
 (2013 class in 2011)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
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