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Jimmy Jensen

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Jimmy Jensen- RHP

Status - Summer ball (March to October)

Signed

Status - Winter ball (October to March)

Available

Date of Birth (dd/mm/year)

20/9/1991

Height / Weight

6'03" / 200 lbs.

Main Position

RHP

Second position(s)

INF/OF

Throws

Right

Bats

Right

Birth Place

Castro Valley, CA, USA

Current Residency & Passports Held

US Passport

College

Menlo College

College Association

NAIA, JUCO

Professional Experience

US Independent, Semi-Professional, European Professional, Australian Professional

Previous Teams

2010-2011 Chabot College (California JC)
2012-2013 Menlo College (NAIA: Cascade Conference)
2013 Las Vegas Trainrobbers (The Pecos League)
2014 CV Braves (TVMSBL)
2015 Attnang A’s (Austrian Baseball League)
2015 Macarthur Orioles (New South Whales State League)
2016 Senart Templiers (French Baseball League)

Stat Summary

Senart Templiers (2016): 40 Innings, 0.68 ERA, 47 K’s, 1 walk, 0.5 WHIP
Macarthur Orioles (2015): 77 innings, 1.25 ERA, 81 K’s, 8 walks, 0.81 WHIP
Attnang A’s (2015): 79 Innings, 1.25 ERA, 86 K’s, 7 walks, 0.68 WHIP
CV Braves (2014): 95.1 Innings, 0.38 ERA, 110 K’s, 16 walks, 0.68 WHIP

Totals: 291.1 Innings, 0.89 ERA, 324 K’s, 32 walks, 0.67 WHIP

Achievements / Accomplishments

Awards: -2012 NAIA Champion of Character Recipient
-2013 All-American Athleader Award Winner
-2013 1st Team All-League
-2013 All-NAIA West Group Team
-2013 Cascade Conference Champions
-2014 League MVP
-2014 League Leader in Innings Pitched, Strikeouts, ERA, and Wins
-2015 Best Pitcher

Coaching experience

High School

Coaching summary

I have 5 years of coaching experience. I have coached players ranging from 5 years old up to 20 years old. Since September 2013, I have been teaching pitching, hitting, fielding, and speed & agility classes at the Total Player Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. Other than teaching classes, I have also coached on various travel teams for kids aged 14-19. In Europe, I coached youth and gave private pitching/hitting lessons to kids.

Testimonials

“Jimmy is probably the best kid I have ever coached, as far as getting the most out of his skills and pure determination. Jimmy was a two year starter on the mound for me in the Cascade Conference (Lewis & Clark State, British Columbia, College of Idaho, etc.). The level he competed at was great for NAIA, as we had a good conference, and played a strong non-conference against the GSAC in California. His primary pitch is his cutter/slider, which he locates better than he does his FB. He also has a 2 sm and CH.

Jimmy led the team in wins and ERA his senior season, and I had two guys get drafted from that staff. I believe he had 4 complete games that season, and 2 of them were shutouts. I’ve never had the pleasure of coaching a better kid which more grit to figure out ways to win in my coaching career. He wants the ball every day, and he has a plan for every at bat. His character is unmatched, as he worked a full time job while going to college to pay for his tuition, and he was awarded the NAIA Champions of Character award in 2013.

He loves to play and continues to get better, and he is a great guy to have in the clubhouse. If you have any other questions, do not hesitate to contact me.”

– Stefan McGovern, Former Head Coach Menlo College

“I played with Jimmy for this 2015 summer season and can speak first hand of his abilities. The three big reasons our club signed him is that he does not walk guys, he goes deep into games, and can swing the bat. That is exactly what he did that summer by leading the league in every single pitching category including an era of 1.25 with 86 strikeouts in 79 innings work while allowing only 7 walks. Of his 9 starts, he through 8 complete games!

He consistently throws 87-88 mph topping out around 90 mph. He throws a fastball, sinker, slider, and a change up, each of which he has excellent command and throws in any count. He has a ton of movement and prides himself on keeping batters off-balance.

Character-wise he is top notch. I can’t speak highly enough about this kid. Off the field he is very polite and outgoing, socially very likeable and charismatic. He is helpful around the clubhouse and a hard worker who is not afraid to get his hands dirty and help out. On the field he is a leader and is a competitor and pushes himself to be better. For example, when someone reaches base, he is pissed. He refuses to let that guy advance any further and does everything in his ability to make sure that doesn’t happen. He demands perfection of himself but does not get down on himself when he does face adversity, just bears down and steps his game up. If his teammate makes an error behind him, he does not get upset and is often heard saying “No problem, I got you”.

When a runner is on, I have never seen anyone hold them at first the way Jimmy can. He changes his timing on his delivery very well, has a great slide step, and a good pick off.

Jimmy can also swing the bat. In the California summer league he played in in 2014 (a highly competitive nationally recognized league) he led his team in batting average at .435 and also lead his team with a 0.38 era in 95 innings.

As an All-American and team captain in his senior season at Menlo college (2013), Jimmy held an era of 2.35 over 84.2 innings of work and was ranked in the Top 10 in the conference in many pitching categories. After college he had a brief stint in the Pecos league and then turned down offers to play in the Pacific Association when he realized that he wanted to travel the world while playing the game he loves.

Since Austria, he has taken his game to Australia to play in the New South Wales State League with the MacArthur Orioles where he dominated the league with an era of 1.25 over 77 innings work while striking out 81 and only walking 8. For the summer of 2016 he signed with Templiers Senart and is currently the top pitcher in the league with an era of 0.68 and 47 K’s and only 1 walk in 40 innings of work. His opponents are currently hitting a mere .137.

He also brings a passion to teach others the game. With his two years working at the Total Player Center in the San Francisco Bay Area, he brings with him a breadth of experience working with players from 5-20 years old. In Austria he was the pitching coach for all age groups within the club and is co-coaching the second division men’s team.

Jimmy is only getting better and has yet to hit his peak and would be the ultimate pick up for a club seeking a lights out pitcher for the 2016-2017 winter season.”

-Dave Burns (CEO of the International Baseball Community)

“Jimmy Jensen was a stud. Shoved it up our butts a few times.”

Terry McKaig – UBC Thunderbirds Head Coach

*Link to featured profile http://www.baseballjobsoverseas.com/internationalbaseballcommunity/hard-nosed-rhpif-with-0-82-era-in-the-austrian-baseball-league-seeking-aussie-club/

About Me

Established professional who is proven to be successful at any level. I throw a fastball, sinker, slider, and change up with great command. I can throw any pitch in any count and do not walk guys. I get 90% groundballs when I’m not striking guys out.

Desired level of baseball

Open to any professional opportunity

Desired destinations

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Britain, Czech Republic, France, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Professional Leagues only, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

Contact Information

Email: Jimmy.Jensen38@gmail.com

Telephone: +1(510)962-0699

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