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Yankees Scouting Report: LHP Wilkins Arias

Don't let his age detract from his ability

The Yankees took a gamble on then 24-year old left-handed pitcher Wilkins Arias when they signed him out of the Domincan Republic back in 2004. Dismissed for the most part by fans because of his advanced age, Arias has the look of a true sleeper prospect. Here's a scouting report on Wilkins Arias.

Vital Statistics: Name: Wilkins Arias Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: April 11, 1980 Height: 6'1" Weight: 170 Bats: Left Throws: Left "I pitched very well this past season," Arias said of his 2006 season through the help of Livio Oleaga translating. "I thought [last] season was going to be worse than it was because I had a long year traveling and everything, but it was a really good year... Recommended Stories

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