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Jake Chapman
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  • Rensselaer, IN
  • United States
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Jake Chapman's Friends

  • Herman Winningham
  • Indy Farm League
  • John Rubinow, M.D.
  • Peter Schiller
  • Derek Claussen
  • Scott Haag
  • Chance Reynolds
  • James Walker
  • Don Yoder
  • Jim Hawkins
  • Deborah Horton
  • Marty Callaghan
  • Andy Katz
  • Billy Leavitt
  • Andy Swenson
 

Jake Chapman's Page

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Jake Chapman was featured
Jun 11
Jake Chapman's blog post was featured

The "Other" College Scholarship

By Jake Chapman, Showcase U Co-founderThe Academic ScholarshipUnless you live under a rock, I imagine that you are hearing a pretty consistent message from your teachers, coaches and counselors, about the importance of academics throughout your high school and college careers. We hear it all the time that the best opportunity to get recruited is in the classroom. Let's face it, some of us are going to struggle with our studies, and others…See More
Aug 28, 2013
Richard Shuman commented on Jake Chapman's blog post How many pitches is too many for a young pitcher? Pitching expert Brandon Agamennone shares his thoughts.
"Great article.  I don't have to worry too much about this, because my son's league instituted a rule that limits all pitchers to three innings per game, so, in a seven inning game, your team will use (and see) at least three…"
Apr 2, 2011
Kenneth Scott Salyer commented on Jake Chapman's blog post How many pitches is too many for a young pitcher? Pitching expert Brandon Agamennone shares his thoughts.
"I truly enjoyed this article by Brandon Agamennone, I would recommend this blog to every parent and coach read. Coach K www.gameplanallstars.com 510-375-9813 "
Mar 29, 2011
Jake Chapman posted a blog post

How many pitches is too many for a young pitcher? Pitching expert Brandon Agamennone shares his thoughts.

A Guest Blog by: Brandon Agamennone  Founder of Pro Source Athletics  Topic:  Arm Care and Pitch Count for Young PitchersSo far this baseball season I have gotten at least 10 phone calls and had another dozen or so conversations with parents regarding pitch counts and abuses on the mound.  At this point, there is so…See More
Mar 28, 2011
Jake Chapman commented on Marty Callaghan's group American Legion Baseball
"Brad Lidge of the Phillies took a moment to give back to American Legion players from his home state of Colorado this past October....  Here is each of them sharing their appreciation for giving back.  As a former legion player (Post 280…"
Jan 3, 2011
Jake Chapman posted an event

iFungo.com Showcase Evaluation Camp at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. at Lucas Oil Stadium 500 South Capitol Ave Indianapolis, IN 46225

December 11, 2010 from 10am to 6pm
iFungo.com Showcase Evaluation Camp at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN. This elite evaluation camp will allow players to showcase their ability in front of 53 colleges. Colleges such as University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Indiana University, Bradley, Grace College, Danville Area Community College, Southern Illinois, University of Indy, and many more!!! Baseball Legend Tommy John will…See More
Nov 4, 2010
Herman Winningham and Jake Chapman are now friends
Aug 15, 2010
Jake Chapman and Indy Farm League are now friends
Aug 10, 2010
Jake Chapman and John Rubinow, M.D. are now friends
Feb 10, 2010
Jake Chapman joined Sean Grode's group
Jan 7, 2010
Jake Chapman and Jim Hawkins are now friends
Dec 11, 2009
Jake Chapman is now friends with Jaime Bluma and Derek Claussen
Nov 4, 2009
Jake Chapman commented on Dan Duquette's blog post AROD ON VERGE OF SAINTHOOD?
"Dan, Great blog. I wanted to make a quick note. If you watched how the Phillies pitched Manny this post-season, particularly my old bud Chad Durbin, they fed him a steady diet of inside fastballs. My guess is that we'll see a repeat strategy…"
Oct 26, 2009
Jake Chapman and Bill Stanton are now friends
Oct 21, 2009
Jake Chapman joined Dave Keine's group
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College Players Looking To Play Pro

This group is for players who have a burning desire play professionally after college. Any and all information on tryouts and showcases is greatly appreciated!
Oct 19, 2009

Profile Information

Bats:
Right
Throws:
Left
Height:
6' 1"
Weight:
190
Position(s):
P
If you pitch, what type of pitcher are you... Power? Ground ball, Fly ball, Knuckleball?
Retired pitcher (2004) Career thumber.
I currently:
Coach Baseball, Coach Teeball
Baseball Playing Experience:
Teeball, Little League, Babe Ruth, High School, American Legion, College, Independent, Minor League
Baseball Coaching Experience:
Teeball, Little League
Softball Playing Experience:
Slow Pitch
Who is your favorite hitter and why?
Chipper Jones. Consistent, natural, versatile...
Who is your favorite pitcher and why?
Chad Durbin....He is smart, tough and a great business partner.
More About Me:
Current Co-Founder of www.ShowcaseU.com.

Retired from professional baseball in 2004 after 8 successful seasons, performing as high as the AAA level. Drafted in the 26th round in June of 1996 by the Kansas City, Royals, Jake played 4 seasons at the A and AA levels. Between 2001 and 2004, Jake played with several organizations including the Montreal Expos, Atlantic City Surf (independent), Boston Red Sox and the Mexico City Diablos Rojos -- reaching as high as the AAA level.
Website:
http://www.showcaseu.com

Jake Chapman's Blog

How many pitches is too many for a young pitcher? Pitching expert Brandon Agamennone shares his thoughts.

Posted on March 28, 2011 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

A Guest Blog by: Brandon Agamennone

  Founder of Pro Source Athletics



  Topic:  Arm Care and Pitch Count for Young Pitchers



So far this baseball season I…

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Recruiting Tip for the Student Athlete - Stay Organized!

Posted on October 19, 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

Hey Check Swingers! One of the most daunting tasks for high school student athletes and their families is the organization of the recruiting process. Letters, game film, questionnaires, phone calls, e-mails... It's easy to get overwhelmed with incoming and outgoing information. Also, unless you are blessed with a perfect mind, you may simply forget details of conversations you've had or e-mails you've sent to coaches over a long period of time. This could jeopardize the relationship you are… Continue

The "Other" College Scholarship

Posted on July 29, 2009 at 10:00am 5 Comments

By Jake Chapman, Showcase U Co-founder



The Academic Scholarship



Unless you live under a rock, I imagine that you are hearing a pretty consistent message from your teachers, coaches and counselors, about the importance of academics throughout your high school and college careers. We hear it all the time that the best opportunity to get recruited is in the classroom. Let's face it, some of us… Continue

Advice for Travel Baseball Players

Posted on July 21, 2009 at 1:30am 1 Comment

By Jake Chapman, Showcase U Co-founder



I have spent the better part of this summer watching a lot of baseball, specifically travel team tournaments and showcases. The players I've seen this summer have varied greatly in speed, size, arm strength and overall baseball talent. And depending where I sit each game, either near the parents or with the… Continue

Recruiting Tips for the Unsigned Senior

Posted on July 1, 2009 at 10:11am 2 Comments

Recruiting Tips for the Unsigned Senior



By Jake Chapman, ShowcaseU.com Co-founder



This past month I've been corresponding with several unsigned senior baseball and softball players with an active interest in continuing their athletic careers in college. Many of them regret not being more proactive with their personal recruiting campaigns in their earlier years of high school. Several of them passed on… Continue

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At 12:16pm on May 18, 2009, Kyle Grucci said…
Welcome to CheckSwing, Jake!

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At 11:03am on May 18, 2009, Bill Stanton said…
Jake- Thanks for joining us at CheckSwing! Have a great time making new connections and talking baseball. Please invite any players and coaches that you know to join us as well. Enjoy!

Don't forget to also join the Minor League Player Alumni group here on CheckSwing.
 
 
 

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