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Rincon's Stock On The Rise

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Angel Rincon, signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2010, was throwing the ball wonderfully in his debut season in the States with the Gulf Coast club and even earned a late-season promotion to Staten Island. After his stellar performance last year with the DSL team, it isn't much of a surprise to see the numbers translating for him so nicely this year.

Patrick Teale contributed to this article The 6-foot-1, 180-pound right-hander threw only twice for the DSL team in 2010 because of a shoulder injury he suffered from an accidental fall. He bounced back in 2011 by tossing 60 1/3 innings allowing 49 hits and 22 walks, while striking out 60 batters and finishing with a 2.24 ERA with the Gulf Coast League Yankees. GCL pitching coach Jose...