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PP 2004 Scouting Report: OF, Bubba Crosby

OF, Bubba Crosby

The Yankees acquired Bubba Crosby from the Dodgers in the trade that sent Robin Ventura to the West Coast. Crosby was the Dodgers' first-round pick in the 1998 draft and is a former high-school teammate of Lance Berkman. With good speed, a good eye and decent power, Crosby should be able to make a splash in the majors but, for this 27-year-old, time might be running out. 

Vital Statistics: Name: Richard Stephen (Bubba) Crosby Position: Outfielder DOB: August 11, 1976 Place of Birth:  Bellaire, Texas Height: 5'11" Weight: 185 lbs Bats: Left Throws:  Left How Acquired: Via trade (along with RHP Scott Proctor) from the LA Dodgers for 3B Robin Ventura.  Drafted by the Dodgers in the first round of the 1998 amateur draft. When the Dodgers drafted Crosby out of Rice...

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