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Instructs - Romine Shows Off The Arm

Romine was tested immediately behind the plate

TAMPA, FL - The big story on Tuesday wasn't the fact the Yankees fell to the Pirates in their Instructional League opening game, but rather the debuts of sorts for a few of their high-profile draft picks.

Austin Romine, who began the day as the designated hitter, had an inauspicious day at the plate, going hitless. Considering he had doubled in his first professional at-bat exactly one month ago with the Gulf Coast League Yankees, the bigger news on Tuesday was his debut behind the plate. Tested in his first inning, a runner at first base got a great jump on a changeup thrown and Romine...

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