03/19/2017 - Interactive Video Program - Greenville, SC Peyton is a RHP/1B prospect with a projectable frame (6'2"/165lbs). In the field, Peyton shows efficient footwork and centers the ball in the middle of his body. He gets into a square position and fields with firm hands. He throws from a high 3/4 arm angle and keeps his throws accurate and on-line to his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a short, square stride to the ball. He shows a smooth rhythm in the box and maintains center balance throughout his swing. He takes a direct swing path to the ball which leads to hard contact and gap to gap power. On the mound, Peyton gets to a good balance point in his motion and remains in line to the plate. He shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 71mph. Breaking ball ranges from 52-54mph with 11-5 break. Changeup sits from 58-59mph as he throws with fastball arm speed. Overall abilities will improve with work on the following.
Fielding 1. Quicker exchange 2. More athletic fielding position 3. Smoother backhand Hitting 1. More load 2. Lower half explosion Pitching 1. Earlier hand separation 2. Finish with chest over front knee 3. Long toss