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Scouting Yankees Prospect #28: Ferdin Tejeda

Tejeda is surprisingly polished on the mound

The Yankees signed shortstop Ferdin Tejeda out of the Dominican Republic back in 2000. Unable to show any plus tools offensively, despite playing superb defense and displaying a plus arm, the Yankees moved him to the mound in May of 2005. He has some of the best raw stuff in the organization and many believe he could fly through the farm system. Here's a scouting report on Ferdin Tejeda.

Vital Statistics: Name: Ferdin Tejeda Position: Relief Pitcher DOB: September 15, 1982 Height: 6'0" Weight: 185 Bats: Right Throws: Right "No matter what position you're good at, if you have a gift that everybody can see where you can be better off and make it to the big leagues, why not do that," Tejeda said through the help of Livio Oleaga translating. "It's different," he said of pitching...

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