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Scouting Yankees Prospect #5: Luis Severino

The New York Yankees signed right-handed pitcher Luis Severino for $225,000 out of the Dominican Republic in July of 2012. A low risk, high reward signing at the time, he has quickly become one of the top pitching prospects in the organization with his combination of stuff, poise, command, and sky-high ceiling.

Vital Statistics: Name: Luis Severino Position: Pitcher DOB: February 20, 1994 Height: 6'0" Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right He followed up his solid 4-2, 1.68 ERA debut season in the Dominican Summer League in 2012 with another fantastic showing in his United States debut last season, posting a combined 2.45 ERA between the Gulf Coast League and low-A South Atlantic League with 5...

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