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Acevedo Has A Special Arm

Acevedo turns 20 on Tuesday

TAMPA, FL - An arm with the explosive power that up and coming pitcher Domingo Acevedo has is a rare but welcome sight. This pitcher from the Dominican Republic may still be green in the minors, but it is that speed that sets him apart from everyone else in Extended Spring Training.

"He can be as good as anyone we have up in the big leagues now," GCL Yankees manager Mario Garza said. "He has a power explosive arm. He is still young. He has a great mental makeup and if he can develop, really the sky's the limit." Throwing fastballs consistently in the upper 90s, sometimes even going in to the triple digits, is a rarity in the minor leagues. It is without a doubt the best...

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