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Scouting Yankee Prospect #23: Ramiro Pena

Pena Has Some Offensive Projection

The Yankees signed Ramiro Pena out of Mexico. Originally ticketed to be the shortstop for the Staten Island Yankees in 2005, Pena was called up to high-A Tampa in May and his slick fielding carried him all the way to AA-Trenton for the remainder of the year. Ranking #23 among the Top 50 Yankees' Prospects, here's a scouting report on Ramiro Pena.

Vital Statistics: Name: Ramiro Pena Position: Shortstop DOB: July 18, 1985 Height: 5'11" Weight: 165 Bats: Both Throws: Right Signed out of the Mexican professional leagues because of his amazing defensive ability, Ramiro Pena was originally scheduled to debut in the NY-Penn League in his first season in the United States as the everyday shortstop for the Staten Island Yankees. An injury to... Recommended Stories

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