Jake Higginbotham

HS Grad 2015
Age 22 and 4 mos
Age on 2015 Draft 19 and 4 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B, OF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 160 lb
School  Buford
Hometown  Cumming, GA USA
Summer Team  18u East Cobb Yankees
Fall Team  18u East Cobb Yankees
MLB Draft 
Round 27 by Mets in 2015
All Americans/All Regions
2015 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (Southeast - All Region 2nd Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2013 Underclass High Honorable Mention
2014 Underclass 2nd Team
National Rank - Class of 2015
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Position - LHP
Easy upper 80's at NUC Main event. Pounds strike zone
GA State Rank - Class of 2015
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Position - LHP

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment

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2012 National Underclass Showcase-Main Event   Dec 28, 2012
PG Grade: 9
Jake Higginbotham is a 2015 LHP/1B with a 5-11 160 lb. frame from Cumming, GA who attends Buford HS. Medium, athletic frame with some present strength. 3/4 arm action, clean mechanics, easy velocity, balanced, finishes well, fast arm. Pounds the zone, pitches at 85-87 mph, throws a lot of strikes. Good feel for changeup with sinking action. High upside, interesting young arm with some polish. Also hits, short swing, good extension, has offensive tools to develop. Some two-way potential. Very good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 89 mph
92.14% Rank
best 97  avg 82
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 97  avg 80
 (2015 class)
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