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PP 2004 Scouting Report: RP, Rik Currier

The New York Yankees selected right handed pitcher Rik Currier in the 6th round (185th overall) of the 2001 amateur draft out of the University of Southern California. At USC, Currier played along side star Cubs pitcher Mark Prior and at that time scouts believed that Currier had comparable skills to those of Prior. The Yankees saw the chance and they jumped all over the opportunity.

Vital Statistics: Name: Rik Currier Position: Pitcher DOB: May 26, 1978 Height: 5'10" Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right Place of Residence: Aliso Viejo, California How Acquired: The New York Yankees selected right handed pitcher Rik Currier in the 6th round (185th overall) of the 2001 draft. The Yankees drafted the young pitcher in hopes that he would be what the scouts claimed that he could...