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Scouting Yankees Prospect #2: Manny Banuelos

The Yankees signed left-handed pitcher Manny Banuelos out of Mexico back in February of 2008. On the PinstripesPlus radar since his first pitch in Extended Spring Training just a couple of months later, the rest of the national pundits have finally caught up to how special he is after seeing a spike in his stuff last year.

Vital Statistics: Name: Manny Banuelos Position: Pitcher DOB: March 13, 1991 Height: 5'11" Weight: 180 Bats: Left Throws: Left He missed the first three months of the 2010 season after requiring an emergency appendectomy at the end of Spring Training, but in one of the bigger surprises last year, he came back throwing harder than ever. "I think the injury has affected my control a little bit... Recommended Stories

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