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Scouting Yankee Prospect #23: Ramiro Pena

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...