01/15/2021 - 2021 Baseball Factory Pre-Season All-America Tournament (TX) Layne is a tall RHP/SS prospect who showcased his skills during the Pre-Season All-America Tournament. On the mound, Layne gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He works with a short arm and extends through his release, staying inline toward the plate. Layne shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 79mph with arm side run. Breaking ball sits from 66-69mph with sharp 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 71-73mph with sinking action as he throws with deceptive arm speed. In the field, Layne shows active footwork and attacks the ball aggressively. He makes the routine plays and has a quick exchange, making on-line throws across the diamond. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a closed stance with center balance. He drives through well with his lower half and stays direct through the ball, producing consistent line drives. Overall, Layne is a solid prospect who has the potential to further build upon his skills on the field.