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DePaula Has His Work List

All right-hander Rafael DePaula did in his debut season was go 8-2 with a 1.46 ERA, hold batters to a paltry .162 batting average, and strike out 85 batters in 61.2 innings for DSL Yankees1 this past season. However, while his performance was dominating, he says he knows exactly what he needs to improve upon going forward.

He also posted a 0.86 WHIP ratio in his first season and continued to get better as the season wore on, boasting a 0.80 ERA over his final ten starts. "I think it went very, very good," DePaula said through the help of a translator. "I was commanding my pitches and I think I was one of the leaders in strikeouts so it went very well for me." Able to sit 93-96 mph and throw a hammer curveball... Recommended Stories

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