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Banuelos Makes Good First Impression

Manny Banuelos, fresh off a promotion a few days ago from Double-A Trenton, got his Scranton debut under his belt. With key Yankee officials in the house to watch, namely GM Brian Cashman and Director of Pro Scouting, Billy Eppler, their top young pitching prospect displayed an arsenal that's been lauded throughout baseball.

He tossed five innings, giving up seven hits, walking three, producing a 6-0 ground ball-fly ball ratio and striking out eight in 100 pitches [62 strikes]. Coming off the debut, Banuelos was happy to get the first start out of the way and didn't notice the Yankee hierarchy on hand. "The first hitter, it calmed my nerves to strike him out. I feel good, I tried to get outs and I feel...

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