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Q&A with Yanks 8th Rd Pick, Taylor Grote

Grote also played wide receiver in high school

We sat down with Yankees' eighth round pick, Taylor Grote, for a Draft Day Q&A session. A two-sport star who also played wide receiver for his football team, find out who the centerfielder from The Woodlands High School in Texas compares his game to at the big league level, how he feels being drafted by the Yankees, if he's looking to sign soon, and more. What does it feel like to be drafted by the New York Yankees? Taylor Grote: Well it's a great opportunity. It's obviously a great organization. They're real great people to be around, just a lot of fun and I'm just really excited about this opportunity. PinstripesPlus: How do you see yourself meshing with the Yankees? What type of player are you? Grote: I think I play... Recommended Stories

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