11/05/2023 - National Showcase - Daytona Beach, FL
Peyton continues to impress with his baseball abilities on the diamond. He did show in the OF for the first time at the event. At 1B, he shows smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are clean but needs to present more out front. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls but needs to play through with momentum to his target. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate with carry across the diamond. At the plate, he shows an athletic setup. Hands are quick (84 mph exit velocity) and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently.
02/12/2023 - National Showcase - St. Petersburg (Tampa), FL
Peyton continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At the plate, hitting / power potential has improved through a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through an aggressive swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Lower half works well through the swing with an aggressive hip turn. At 1B, he shows smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active and displays proper footwork around the bag and he is a quality receiver. Hands are clean is clean but needs to present earlier and more out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program.
08/04/2022 - Baseball Factory Summer World Series at the NY Mets Spring Training Complex
Peyton is a 1B/RHP who will graduate in 2026. Large frame athletic build with plenty of physical projection remaining. At 1B, he starts with efficient feet and fields from the ground up. Creates good fielding angles and keeps eyes behind glove on backhand. Long arm action into a high 3/4 release point with accurate/on-line throws to second base at 70 mph. Showed good footwork around bag. On the mound, Peyton works with good direction and is balanced at release. Keeps his eyes on target and keeps frontside closed. Throws a FB that topped out at 65 mph and an 10/4 shaped breaking ball with tight spin and good depth. Showed ability to field his position. A right-handed hitter, starts with an even stance. Athletic setup, with a square stride, enables him to drive balls to all fields. Showed good awareness of the strike zone. Recorded a bat exit velocity of 73 mph. With continued growth and development, we foresee him having a bright future on the baseball diamond.
12/27/2021 - Baseball Factory East Coast Winter Classic
Peyton is a physical 1B out of Florida in the class of 2026. Defensively, he was engaged and showed the ability to make the routine play consistently while working on his footwork around the bag. He made accurate throws to his target on double play balls and PFP flips. Offensively, he used a tall open stance with a small load to work through the ball with good bat speed. He showed power potential by driving balls deep into the outfield. Peyton could benefit from programs/drills such as speed & agility, flexibility and opposite field batting practice to help stay inside the ball.
04/18/2021 - National Evaluation and Tryout - Tampa, FL
Peyton continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. At the plate, he a squared setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields with gap to gap pop. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At 1B, he displays smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he works to square balls up but needs to play through with his body. Glove action is clean but needs to present more out front. He displays proper footwork around the bag and he is a quality receiver. Range will increase as he continues to improve foot quickness. Throws are accurate but will benefit by building more arm strength through a long toss program. Peyton has potential with time and room to progress his game.
11/01/2020 - Official Player Development Membership - Bradenton (Tampa), FL
Peyton is a 1B/RHP prospect who continues to showcase his skills on the field. At 1B, Peyton makes the routine plays and keeps his throws accurate and on-line to his target. Getting into a lower, more athletic fielding position can help Peyton field ground balls more efficiently. At the plate, this RHH sets up in a square stance and takes a square stride. He tracks the ball well and makes solid contact. Peyton can barrel up more baseballs by taking a more level swing path. On the mound, Peyton gathers over the rubber and separates his hands on time. He keeps his eyes on target and finishes with a controlled landing. Peyton shows a three pitch mix with his fastball topping out at 53mph with sinking action. Breaking ball sits from 46-48mph. Changeup sits from 46-47mph with sinking action as he throws with deceptive arm speed. Driving his lower half more can help Peyton increase his pitch velocity. With six more years to develop, Peyton has the time and potential to further build upon his skills on the field.
07/08/2020 - Official Player Development Membership - Bradenton (Tampa), FL
Peyton continues to work hard on his skills. With the bat, this RHH shows a balanced setup with patience waiting for a pitch he likes. He swings on a level path, connects and hits consistent line-drives to all parts of the field. Relaxing/loosening his grip will allow for more bat whip increasing pop off of the barrel. Defensively at 1B, he hustles into a square fielding position and tracks GB's into his mitt. He makes the plays and gathers well. Getting into a lower fielding position, fielding the ball more out in front while developing his footwork/agility will aid in his defensive development. Only a 2026 grad - Coakley still has a ton of time to progress to get to where he wants to be.
12/14/2019 - Florida Regional Offensive Skills and Pitching/Catching Combined Weekend (Ages 12-14)
Peyton is an athletic and talented RHP prospect. On the bump, Peyton separates on time, he keeps his eyes on his target, and tries to work down hill in his delivery. He needs to find a balance point, keep a strong front side, and extend through his target. He commands his fastball and throws it down in the zone. Continuing to develop a change up will significantly improve his ability on the bump. At the plate, Peyton starts in a squared and athletic stance. He loads his hands back into the drive position, he rotates his backside, and looks to hit the ball to all fields. He needs to continue to get to balance, attack the inside part of the ball, and keep the barrel on plane. Peyton will continue to improve with experience and we hope to see his progress in the future.
09/29/2019 - Interactive Video Program - Sanford (Orlando), FL
Peyton is a young, 2-way player with a solid frame. At 1st base, Peyton has playable hands and feet, and he works to keep the ball in front of his body. He makes the routine plays and throws with direction across to his target. On the mound, this RHP keeps his eyes on target, he separates his hands on time, and his FB touched 49 MPH. Offensively, Peyton has an open/athletic stance, good balance, and he uses his lower body. He puts the bat on the ball and hits with some strength to the pull side. Overall skills can continue to get better with work on the following.
1. Arm action
1. Bat speed
3. Barrel accuracy