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DSL - Q&A with Julio Valdez

PinstripesPlus sits down with Julio Valdez, the Yankees' Dominican Field Coordinator and Manager of DSL Yankees 1, for a Q&A session. Valdez sheds some insights into the development of Jonny Cordoba, Zolio Almonte, Abraham Almonte, who he has been most surprised by, the transformation of Dionisio Tineo, and much more!

PinstripesPlus: Of all the players in the Dominican Summer League, who is the one player that has been the biggest surprise this year? Julio Valdez: Prilys Cuello is a 17-year old kid that has shown a lot of improvement at the plate and he's come out of nowhere. His fielding is his biggest strength. He has good range and he has a shortstop kind of arm while playing second base. He's...