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Scouting Yankee Prospect #7: C.J. Henry

The Yankees drafted C.J. Henry in the first round of the 2005 MLB Draft out of Putnam City High School in Oklahoma. Orginally verbally committing to the University of Kansas to play point guard, Henry is one of the best pure athletes in the Yankee farm system. Ranking #7 among the Top 50 Yankees' Prospects, here's a scouting report on C.J. Henry.

Vital Statistics: Name: C.J. Henry Position: Shortstop DOB: May 31, 1986 Height: 6'3" Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right "Actually, yeah, I think it helps a lot," Henry told us as to whether or not his basketball prowess helped his baseball development. "Because of basketball, I think my lateral movement is a lot better. And, just my quickness also has a lot to do with playing basketball...

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