Jalen Jones

HS Grad 2018
Age 17 and 6 mos
Position(s) SS  2B, 3B, OF, RHP
Ht/Wt 5-11, 160 lb
B/T R/R
School  Union Grove
Hometown  McDonough, GA USA
Summer Team  Team Elite
Fall Team  Team Elite Prime
All Americans/All Regions
2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (Southeast Region HM)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2016 Underclass Honorable Mention
2017 Underclass High Honorable Mention
National Rank - Class of 2018
Ranking Last Updated: May 16, 2018
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Position - SS

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GA State Rank - Class of 2018
Ranking Last Updated: May 16, 2018
Overall

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Position - SS

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GPA
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SAT
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ACT
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4 yr Commitment
Western Carolina

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Best PG Grade
9
12/28/2016
Latest Showcase Report
2016 National Underclass Showcase-Main Event   Dec 28, 2016
PG Grade: 9
Jalen Jones is a 2018 SS/RHP/2B with a 5-11 160 lb. frame from McDonough, GA who attends Union Grove HS. Medium, athletic frame with projectable build. Ran 60 yard dash in 6.96 seconds. Sets up to hit from spread out, slightly open stance with high back elbow and leg lift trigger with hands tight to body. Very good barrel skills on compact path, shows good bat speed, gets on clean path and repeats swing well. Showed good jump off the barrel, especially into right center field gap. Showed very well defensively in the infield, clean footwork to both sides with good range and actions at the ball, fields cleanly and gets off quick release across the diamond with accuracy, clocked up to 86 MPH across the diamond. Pitched as well, medium-length arm stroke through the back up to high three quarters arm slot, good plane to the plate, fastball worked 81-85 MPH and touched 86, good command of the ball to both sides. Showed curveball with 11/5 shape, good depth and snap at the plate. Named to 2016 Main Event Showcase Top Prospect List.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.00
1.00 improvement beginning on Dec 28, 2015
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 86 mph
12/28/2016
93.72% Rank
best 95  avg 78
 (2018 class in 2016)

best 98  avg 79
 (2018 class)
60 6.96 sec
12/28/2016
84.58% Rank
best 6.37  avg 7.36
 (2018 class in 2016)

best 6.24  avg 7.35
 (2018 class)
10 SPL 1.59 sec
12/28/2016
86.36% Rank
best 1.39  avg 1.73
 (2018 class in 2016)

best 1.39  avg 1.73
 (2018 class)
IF 85 mph
12/28/2016
90.02% Rank
best 92  avg 78
 (2018 class in 2016)

best 99  avg 78
 (2018 class)
Exit Velo 85 mph
12/29/2016
78.33% Rank
best 99  avg 80
 (2018 class in 2016)

best 103.00  avg 81.00
 (2018 class)
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Best Single Game Stats
Best Single Game Batting StatsLast Occurrence
At bats: 4 Jun 20, 2017 vs. 643 DP Cougars Sterling
Runs: 2 Jun 07, 2017 vs. 643 DP Tigers 16U Coleman
Hits: 2 Jul 22, 2017 vs. Elite Baseball Club McConathy
RBI's: 2 Sep 08, 2017 vs. ATEC 17U
Doubles: 1 Jun 04, 2017 vs. 643 DP Cougars Sterling
Triples: 1 Jun 07, 2017 vs. 643 DP Tigers 16U Coleman
Total Bases: 5 Jul 22, 2017 vs. Elite Baseball Club McConathy
Walks: 1 Jun 10, 2017 vs. Academy Raiders 16U
Sac flies: 1 Sep 10, 2017 vs. 643 DP 18U Cougars
Stolen bases: 2 Jul 02, 2017 vs. Scorpions Orlando 2018 Purple
Hit by pitch: 1 Jun 07, 2017 vs. 643 DP Tigers 16U Coleman
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