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Scouting Yankees Prospect #22: Matt DeSalvo

DeSalvo is better than his 2006 numbers show

The Yankees signed Matt DeSalvo as an undrafted free agent as a fifth year senior sign back in 2003. Holding numerous Division III pitching records, Matt DeSalvo owns one of the deepest repertoires in all of baseball. He was enduring personal problems however in 2006 and while he suffered through his worst season ever, the Yankees still believe in him. Here's a scouting report on Matt DeSalvo.

Vital Statistics Name: Matthew DeSalvo Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: September 11, 1980 Height: 6'0" Weight: 180 lbs Bats: Right Throws: Right "Matty DeSalvo had a personal problem this year which affected his mind," Yankees Pitching Coordinator Nardi Contreras told us. "He is a student of the art of pitching but he was not able to fully concentrate on his game because of the matters that...

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