Mark Payton

HS Grad 2010
Age 26 and 5 mos
Age on 2010 Draft 18 and 6 mos
Position(s) OF  1B, LHP
Ht/Wt 5-7, 155 lb
School  St. Rita Of Cascia
Hometown  Orland Park, IL USA
Summer Team  Illinois Sparks
Fall Team  IL Sparks/Cangelosi Baseball
MLB Draft 
Round 16 by Indians in 2013
Round 31 by Twins in 2010
All Americans/All Regions
2010 Rawlings-Perfect Game 3rd Team All-American (Central - All Region 1st Team)
PG Underclass All Americans/All Regions
2009 Underclass 3rd Team
National Rank - Class of 2010
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2010
Position - OF
IL State Rank - Class of 2010
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 04, 2010
Position - OF

Scout Level

4 yr Commitment
Arizona State

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2009 IL Indoor Showcase   Feb 22, 2009
PG Grade: 9.5
Mark Payton is a 2010 OF/P/1B with a 5'8'', 160 lb. frame from Orland Park, IL who attends St. Rita. Payton has an athletic build, hits from a wide base, very simple swing with solid bat speed, good balance and extension, shows good pop, solid approach, good hitter, runs very well (6.88 sixty), defensively, showed athletic ability, long arm action, ball comes out easy, great arm strength, solid all around player. Named to top prospect team. He is also a good student.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.50
1.00 improvement beginning on Aug 18, 2007
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.88 sec
86.59% Rank
best 6.11  avg 7.32
 (2010 class in 2009)

best 6.11  avg 7.43
 (2010 class)
OF 89 mph
85.49% Rank
best 100  avg 82
 (2010 class in 2009)

best 100  avg 81
 (2010 class)
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