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Scouting Yankees Prospect #21: Rookie Davis

Davis has a ton of upside on the mound

The Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher William "Rookie" Davis in the 14th round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Dixon High School in North Carolina. A high-ceiling two-way player as an amateur, he has yet to make his official professional debut but has already turned heads of team officials for his combination of polish and long-term potential behind the scenes.

Vital Statistics: Name: Rookie Davis Position: Pitcher DOB: April 29, 1993 Height: 6'4" Weight: 235 Bats: Right Throws: Right A promising right-handed, power-hitting first baseman in high school, the Yankees signed him for $550,000 as a pitcher. He signed too late to make his professional debut in the short-season leagues, but he really impressed team officials with his showing during two...

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