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Ibarra Having Great Success

Walter Ibarra, one of top defensive shortstops in the Yankees' minor league system, is not known for his offensive abilities. But from the hitting display he has shown in Extended Spring Training thus far, he is proving that not only does he have a masterful glove, but also a good eye at the plate.

"I'm pretty happy with my hitting right now," Walter Ibarra said through the help of Eddie Rivera translating. "My average is around .315 with three home runs in Extended Spring and I'm feeling pretty good right now." Ibarra is known for his excellent instincts in the field and he thinks that his arm is in better shape this season than in 2006. "My arm feels strong and my hands are very...