07/15/2017 - Cape Cod Select Training & Competition - Session 2 (Ages 14-18) Payne is a hardworking RHP/3B prospect who has a versatile skill set and graduates in 2020. On the mound, Payne has a balanced, on-time delivery throwing from a high 3/4 arm slot. He has a clean arm action and extends through his release. Payne stays square to home plate with a controlled landing at the proper stride length. He effectively finishes with his chest over his front knee. Payne does a nice job repeating his mechanics and keeps his head on his target. He works downhill with his fastball and is developing his changeup. Offensively, Payne has a square, athletic stance with a centered balance. He has good rhythm with an effective load and short stride as he partially uses his lower half throughout his swing. Payne shows fast bat speed with a direct swing path producing hard contact. He has the ability to drive the ball to the pull side. In the field, Payne plays with active footwork and creates effective angles. He presents his glove and fields the ball in a high position. He has a long arm action and throws from a 3/4 arm slot. He does a nice job squaring up to his target for his throws and is building arm strength. Overall, Payne has a well-rounded skill set with a good approach to the game giving him upside to get even better with development.