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Scouting Report: Francisco Arcia

Arcia is an excellent catch-and-throw backstop

The Yankees signed 16-year old catcher Francisco Arcia out of Venezuela as part of their 2006 'July 2nd Signing Day' class. An athletic backstop, the Yankees like Arcia's abilities behind the plate and they believe he has the chance to develop into a solid catching prospect. Here's a scouting report on Francisco Arcia.

Vital Statistics: Name: Francisco Arcia Position: Catcher DOB: September 14, 1989 Height: 6'0" Weight: 170 Bats: Left Throws: Right "I'm really proud to be with the Yankees," Arcia told us through the help of Livio Oleaga translating. "My father always wanted me to be with the Yankees." "He's a left-handed hitting catcher with real good catching ability and good contact hitting ability...

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