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Scouting Report: Phil Wetherell

Wetherell has a nasty splitter

The Yankees selected right-handed pitcher Phil Wetherell in the 8th round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Western Kentucky University. Yet another power arm with a plus offspeed offering too, he had a fantastic professional debut season with the Staten Island Yankees even though he struggled all season to find a reliable third pitch.

Vital Statistics: Name: Phil Wetherell Position: Pitcher DOB: October 9, 1989 Height: 6'5" Weight: 225 Bats: Right Throws: Right "It went pretty well," he said of his debut season. "I didn't have too many highs or too many lows. I pretty much stayed consistent. Obviously the season went well, we won the whole thing. You couldn't do any better." Going 4-2 with a 2.40 ERA and striking out...

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