Jake Higginbotham

HS Grad 2015
Age 21 and 8 mos
Age on 2015 Draft 19 and 4 mos
Position(s) LHP  1B, OF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 160 lb
B/T L/L
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
Overall
116
Position - LHP
15
Easy upper 80's at NUC Main event. Pounds strike zone
GA State Rank - Class of 2015 
Ranking Last Updated: May 30, 2015
Overall
13
Position - LHP
1
GPA
4.0
SAT
--
ACT
--

4 yr Commitment
Clemson 

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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
9
12/28/2012
Latest Showcase Report
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.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 89 mph
6/27/2014
92.13% Rank
best 97  avg 82
 (2015 class in 2014)

best 97  avg 80
 (2015 class)
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