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Scouting Mets' Prospect #14: Michael Jacobs

Could Get His Shot in 2005!

The New York Mets selected catcher Michael Jacobs with their 38th round draft choice in the 1999 draft out of Grossmont Junior College in California. His offensive potential as a catcher is the reason he is ranked #14 among the Top 50 Mets' prospects.

Vital Statistics: Name: Michael Jacobs Position: Catcher DOB: October 30, 1980 Height: 6'2" Weight: 200 Bats: Left Throws: Right Michael Jacobs attended Chula Vista High School in the San Diego area before attending Grossmont Junior College in El Cajon. Jacobs, not known for his defensive abilities behind the plate, had some good offensive potential. Seen more as a "tweener", a player with a...

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