- height 6-6
- Weight 235
- class Freshman
- Hometown Louisville, Tenn.
Named a 2019 MaxPreps Second-Team Medium Schools All-American…Named to 2019 all-state team by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association and Tennessee Baseball Report…Named Tennessee’s Mr. Baseball for 2019…Named Prep Baseball Report’s 2019 Tennessee Player of the Year…Named to Tennessee Baseball Report’s Ultimate Nine Team…Won three consecutive Division 2A state championships with Christian Academy Knoxville…Coached by Tommy Pharr…Top 500 overall player by Perfect Game…No. 96 left-handed pitcher overall and No. 18 player in Tennessee by PG… Was a 2019 Perfect Game/Rawlings Southeast All-Region Honorable Mention team member…In 2019, went 12-0 with a 0.91 ERA and 116 strikeouts in 76.1 innings for Christian Academy of Knoxville…Added 16 doubles, eight home runs and 51 RBI while hitting .343 at the plate…Also played basketball.
Full name is Jacob Scott Tate…Hometown is Louisville, Tenn. … Son of Scot and Enid…Born in Knoxville, Tenn. … Father played football at Ohio University…Chose Kentucky because of the staff, academics and Kentucky Proud Park…Favorite MLB player is Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw.