04/08/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Plano (DFW), TX Layne is an athletic, 2-way player who plays SS and catcher. In the INF, Layne has playable hands and feet, and he makes plays on balls hit his way. He moves well around the bag, has a clean exchange, and throws with consistency to his target. Behind the plate, Layne has firm hands, he frames the ball well, and he keeps it in front when blocking. He has a ¾ arm slot with consistency to his target. At the plate, Layne has an athletic set-up, he gets in a good starting position, and has a solid good bat angle. Layne will need to work on the following in order to improve.
Infield 1. Hands 2. Fielding position 3. Release Catching 1. Arm action 2. Gain ground 3. Set-up Offense 1. Lower body 2. Timing 3. Swing path