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Scouting Yankees Prospect #3: Gary Sanchez

Sanchez is already an elite catching prospect

The New York Yankees signed catcher Gary Sanchez for $3 million as their top International free agent in 2009 out of the Dominican Republic. Already considered one of the elite catching prospects in the game on the strength of his debut season last year, the early returns on that investment seem very favorable.

Vital Statistics: Name: Gary Sanchez Position: Catcher DOB: December 2, 1992 Height: 6'2" Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right He hit a combined .329 with eight home runs and 43 RBI in just 47 games between the Gulf Coast League Yankees and Staten Island Yankees in his debut season last year. "I'm very happy [with my season], of course," Sanchez said through the help of a translator. "One... Recommended Stories

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