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Scouting Yankees Prospect #2: Gary Sanchez

Sanchez has really matured as a player

The New York Yankees signed catcher Gary Sanchez for $3 million as their top International free agent in 2009 out of the Dominican Republic. Always known for his incredible offensive potential at a position not always stacked with bats, it's been the huge leap he has made mentally over the past year that has really allowed him to develop much better overall.

Vital Statistics: Name: Gary Sanchez Position: Catcher DOB: December 2, 1992 Height: 6'2" Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right He had a solid first full season in 2011, hitting .256 with 17 home runs for the Charleston RiverDogs but defensively, while showing the right physical skills needed, his effort level was questioned by some. Sanchez immediately sought to change that even before...

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