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Oliberto Looking To Prove Himself

Oliberto has hit just .154 in his first 7 games

STATEN ISLAND, NY - For Mikeson Oliberto, starting the season in Staten Island after sustaining an offseason injury means he has much to prove to the Yankee organization, and to himself.

After spending much of the offseason retaining his physical health, Oliberto was unsure if he would make it to Staten Island. "I didn't know I was going to make the team," he said through a translator. "I needed to show that I was ready to come back." The 22-year old Dominican outfielder signed with the Yankees as a non-drafted free agent in July 2010, spending his first two seasons in the...

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