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Scouting Yankees Prospect #46: Matt Duran

Duran has some real power potential

The Yankees selected third baseman Matt Duran in the fourth round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of New Rochelle High School in New York. He had a very good professional debut season for the Gulf Coast League Yankees, hitting over .300 and showing some of the power potential scouts liked prior to his selection.

Vital Statistics: Name: Matt Duran Position: Third Base DOB: May 1, 1993 Height: 6'1" Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right "I think [with] my first taste of pro ball I did pretty well," he said. "I ended up hitting .301 and I adjusted pretty well. My hitting coach worked with me everyday and towards the end I did really well. "In the beginning I didn't do as well as I wanted to or as well...

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