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Romero Fighting Off The Junk

Romero is getting better at offspeed pitches

Outfield prospect Wilmer Romero was considered one of the top International signings by the Yankees a year ago, but struggled a bit in his professional debut this past season. An ultra-toolsy player, he says he has been working hard on hitting offspeed pitches and that remains a developmental focal point going forward.

"First thing, thank God everything went well," Wilmer Romero said through the help of a translator. "I worked a lot with the coaches. They really helped me a lot and I think I had a pretty good year down there overall." With that being a subjective term, while the 18-year old did club five home runs, he hit just .225 with 65 strikeouts in 57 games for DSL Yankees2 this past season. "I was...

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