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Scouting Yankees Prospect #46: Thairo Estrada

Estrada's consistency is his plus tool

The New York Yankees signed shortstop Thairo Estrada out of Venezuela in October of 2012. Signed for less than $50,000, he really surprised many pundits with not only his ability to skip the Dominican Summer League entirely but by proving to be one of the more consistent players in the Gulf Coast League in his debut season this year.

Vital Statistics: Name: Thairo Estrada Position: Shortstop DOB: February 22, 1996 Height: 5'10" Weight: 170 Bats: Right Throws: Right He hit a solid .278 with 18 extra-base hits in his first 50 games with GCL Yankees2 and showed some incredible poise on both sides of the ball despite being one of the youngest players in the league. "We wouldn't have had the success as a team if it weren't...

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