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Anderson Amador's Arm Gives Him New Life

Amador Hit Just .176 In His Minor League Career

It was not too long ago that the Yankees inked Anderson Amador to a $800,000 deal as a five tool, power hitting outfielder. But, times have changed and coming into 2005, Amador had taken on the label of "bust". However, with a move to the mound, the strong armed righty suddenly has new life as a prospect.

Without a doubt, there weren't too many other Latin American prospects that were as highly regarded as Anderson Amador. When the Yankees inked him to that monster deal, he reportedly had it all. From power, to fielding ability, to a cannon for a throwing arm. But, let's stop right there. Now, with the power and great hitting ability never materializing as a professional, Amador suddenly found... Recommended Stories

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