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Yankees Scouting Report: Andres Santos
Vital Statistics: Name: Andres Santos Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: November 18, 1986 Height: 6'2" Weight: 190 Bats: Left Throws: Left "Finally, after two and half years of waiting," Yankees Latin American Coordinator Carlos Rios said of Andres Santos' breakout campaign in the Dominican Summer League last season. "We signed him, gave him $300,000, and he's a tremendous pitcher. He's got growth-plate problems where he grew so much, so quick, that there were so many aches and pains in his body and there was a fear of throwing a baseball." Unable to pitch at all in 2004, Santos just managed to appear in four games in the Dominican Summer League in 2005, going 1-1 with a 2.79 ERA for DSL Yankees1. But finally healthy in 2006, he flat-out dominated the league, going a perfect 3-0 with a 1.11 ERA in 13 appearances and limiting opposing batters to a .182 batting average. "I did well last season," Santos told us through the help of Livio Oleaga translating, "but I think I'm going...
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