Jake Latz

HS Grad 2014
Age 21 and 0 mos
Age on 2014 Draft 18 and 1 mos
Position(s) LHP  OF
Ht/Wt 6-2, 185 lb
B/T R/L
School  Lemont Twp
Hometown  Lemont, IL USA
Summer Team  Illinois Sparks
Fall Team  Illinois Sparks
MLB Draft 
Round 11 by Blue Jays  in 2014
All Americans/All Regions
2014 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
Central - All Region 1st Team
 
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2013 Underclass 2nd Team 
National Rank - Class of 2014 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Overall
182
Position - LHP
20
Low 90's LHP and projects for more. Very good at PG National
IL State Rank - Class of 2014 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 01, 2014
Overall
6
Position - LHP
1
GPA
3.87
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Kent State 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
10
6/13/2013
Latest Showcase Report
2013 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2013
PG Grade: 10
Jake Latz is a 2014 LHP/OF with a 6-2 185 lb. frame from Lemont, IL who attends Lemont Twp HS. Long slender young build, very projectable physically. Athletic delivery, big stride but retains downhill plane, long smooth arm action, hides ball well, repeats mechanics. Varies velocity and movement on fastball, topped out at 90 mph but gets move 2-seam movement at times in the mid-80's, can pitch with his fastball. Excellent change up with life, lots of swing/miss on change up, sweeping curveball with hard spin and nice depth, three present pitches and has deception and command. Hitters didn't have much chance, impressive performance. Good student, verbal commitment to Louisiana State.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 91 mph
10/25/2012
99.53% Rank
best 97  avg 79
 (2014 class in 2012)

best 99  avg 80
 (2014 class)
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