11/11/2023 - National Showcase - Palmyra (Harrisburg), PA Wayln John is a 2029 SS/RHP prospect with an athletic frame. At short, he shows off efficient movements and covers ground easily. He gets in an athletic fielding position and makes all the routine plays. He has a quick exchange and makes accurate throws while staying in-line to his targets. He throws from an overhand slot with a loose arm action. At the plate, he starts in a tall stance and has a short stride with a good load. He works hard to keep his balance centered and involve his lower half and he swings with a lot of intent. He shows off fast bat speed and an on-plane swing to the baseball. He makes consistent contact and recorded a max exit velo of 70 MPH. On the mound, he throws from a high 3/4 slot and has a good feel for the strike zone. He gathers his balance over the rubber and gets on-time separation. He does a great job with his frontside and does well to extend through his release. He has good rhythm and tempo. He works hard to stay squared to the plate and not pull his FB. His CB has gradual break and he is able to throw the pitch for a strike. Overall, Wayln John is an exciting prospect and we are looking forward to seeing more of him as he continues to develop!