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Scouting Yanks Prospect #27:Garrett Patterson

The Yankees selected Garrett Patterson in the 7th round of the 2005 MLB Draft out of the University of Oklahoma. Patterson, who battled injury problems in his amateur days, is a hard-throwing lefty with a tremendous upside, which is rare for college pitchers. Ranking #27 among the Top 50 Yankees' prospects, here's a scouting report on Garrett Patterson.

Vital Statistics: Name: Garrett Patterson Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: May 11, 1982 Height: 6'2" Weight: 220 Bats: Left Throws: Left Originally drafted out of high school in 11th round of the 2000 MLB Draft by the Anaheim Angels, Garrett Patterson has always caught the eyes of Major League scouts. However, two Tommy John surgeries - one in June of 2002 and one in January of 2004 when he... Recommended Stories

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