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Avelino Understands His Role

Avelino was promoted to Staten Island on Wednesday

One of the more electric players at the lower minor league levels for the Yankees this season has been shortstop Abiatal Avelino. While the numbers have been fantastic, so much so that he was called up to Staten Island on Wednesday, it has been his mature approach that has really stood out so far in 2013.

The Yankees are pleased to have shortstop Abiatal Avelino back this season after a reported quad injury that occurred during Extended Spring Training. Avelino is from the Dominican Republic and signed on with the New York Yankees in 2012 for his defensive capabilities. Despite his injury, and the small amount of playtime, the Dominican native is thankful for the time he was able to spend in... Recommended Stories

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