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Scouting Report: 1B/3B Robert Lyerly

The Yankees drafted third baseman Robert Lyerly in the 6th round of the 2009 MLB Draft out of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. He missed most of his debut season in Staten Island a year ago but bounced back in a big way this past season, hitting a team-high .312 for the Charleston RiverDogs and was among the league leaders in doubles.

Vital Statistics: Name: Robert Lyerly Position: Third Base/First Base DOB: July 23, 1987 Height: 6'2" Weight: 200 Bats: Left Throws: Right "I was very fortunate," he said. "I was truly blessed, being able to stay healthy. That was an awesome situation because my first short-season in Staten Island I couldn't stay healthy, I couldn't stay on the field. "That was tough, it being my first...

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