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Scouting Report: Francisco Gil

Gil is an elite ground ball pitcher

The Yankees signed then 16-year old Francisco Gil out of Mexico in the summer of 2005 and he made his professional debut in the Dominican Summer League this past season. He went 1-2 with a 3.26 ERA during the regular season, but proved to be even better in the playoffs and the Yankees are very excited about his big league potential. Here's a scouting report on Francisco Gil.

Vital Statistics: Name: Francisco Gil Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: April 24, 1989 Height: 6'3" Weight: 190 Bats: Right Throws: Right Even before the 2006 season began, the Yankees were extremely high on Gil and they were planning on having their teenage prodigy begin his professional career in the United States in the Gulf Coast League. Pitching very well in Extended Spring Training in...

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