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Scouting Yankees Prospect #39: Daniel Lopez
Vital Statistics: Name: Daniel Lopez Position: Centerfield DOB: January 17, 1992 Height: 6'2" Weight: 175 Bats: Right Throws: Right Considered a raw speedster when he initially signed, he entered the 2011 campaign back in the Dominican Summer League for a third straight season but finally saw the physical maturation of his game come together enough for him to move up the United States after he briefly hit .424 with three triples in just eleven games for DSL Yankees2. He kept his hot-hitting going in the Gulf Coast League, hitting .304 with 18 extra-base hits in just 47 games during the regular season and then going deep one more time [to give him four home runs on the year overall] in the GCL playoffs. "I had a pretty good year compared to last year in the DSL," Lopez said through the help of a translator. "I made a lot of adjustments. The coaches here have helped me a lot to make those adjustments. I had a good year this season." Signed for his sub-6.3, 60-yard dash times...
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