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2019 Free Agent Jake Sisco

 

 

 

Jake Sisco

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/10/2018

Who are you playing with in 2019?
2019 Free Agent – Sisco7@att.net

2018 Cheap Suits

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Any position

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
I would say Bama. Kid is raw and plays the game hard and right as anyone

Why do you like the game of softball?
It’s baseball but better 

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Devon Denholm, plays the game hard, runs everything down in the outfield and can always count on him to do his job at the plate no matter the situation. 

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Fortnite mostly but I have too many

What is your height and weight?
6’4 230

Where do you call home?
Modesto, CA

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Relaxing on some Xbox and lately the gym

What do you do for a living?
Operator and umpire and back to school

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Yes for the Cleveland Indians 

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Midnight madness in sac from an old friend, met Brandon traylor and Corey Gilbert and the rest was history

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
It’s like professional baseball again. Routine plays being made and people playing the game the right way. Great team atmosphere 

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Not really, most everyone is unique 

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Game tying grand slam in B worlds 2017 to help us move on

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Victor “cap” Cordova. Always keeps me level headed and going the right direction and seeing things from a different perspective. Making sure I stay on track 

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Always be willing to be wrong to help you get you right. 

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Tennis tape with a taper and 27,27.5,28

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
This year is different than other years. Gonna have to play outfield again so cardio, gym and more cardio for sure. Lost 25 pounds and plan on staying that way. 

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Baseball for sure. Still play men’s league every now and then. Being on the pro side I don’t have a favorite team. Just watching players and my old teammates 

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Zero, I know that’s weird for a baseball player

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Whiskey drinking SOB

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
It’s not my place to reinvent the wheel

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Madness, always a great time with the boys. 

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
I’d say golden eagle in Reno, now only if they could get a Cell tower 

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Depends on what mood I’m in

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
5 man playing behind the shortstop in front of the center fielder all in a straight line 

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
Played football for about 5 min, until I was forced to be quarterback and didn’t want to

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Try to give the gift of knowledge to any youngster that will listen in baseball
 

 

2 responses to “2019 Free Agent Jake Sisco”

  1. Moonz says:

    Love how my previous post on his “yes, for the cleveland Indians” bullshit was deleted. Guess we can all just say what we want. Exactly what’s wrong with society today… delete this again. No fact checking here…

  2. Joker says:

    That’s a fantastic minor league card of you in your high school uniform though…

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