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Wooten Pulling A Nuno?

Eric Wooten is flying under the radar

Vidal Nuno was once an unheralded left-handed pitching prospect who was initially released by another organization, found some success in the Yankee minor league system, and got his big league shot in pinstripes. With eerily similar stuff and circumstances, Tampa Yankee left-hander Eric Wooten could be the second coming of Nuno.

Originally selected in the 15th round of the 2011 draft by the Baltimore Orioles, he was surprisingly released the following year despite posting a 2.23 ERA in 15 games over two minor league levels for the Birds. "That doesn't matter to me," Wooten said abruptly. "All I care about is going out there and giving my team a chance to win and focusing on getting better every time I go out there... Recommended Stories

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