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Scouting Yankees Prospect #48: Evan Rutckyj

Rutckyj shows a very high ceiling at times

The New York Yankees drafted left-handed pitcher Evan Rutckyj in the 16th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of St. Joseph's High School in Ontario, Canada. The 19-year old didn't have the greatest debut season from a consistency standpoint in 2011 but he showed a lot of the sky-high potential most scouts believed he had when he was selected.

Vital Statistics: Name: Evan Rutckyj Position: Pitcher DOB: January 31, 1992 Height: 6'5" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Left He went a solid 5-3 with a 4.76 ERA for the Gulf Coast Leagues in 2011 in what amounted to essentially his professional debut season after getting into just one inning in 2010. He struck out 37 batters in a little more than 45 innings, but also walked 24 on the year... Recommended Stories

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