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Scouting Yankees Prospect #42: Kyle Anson

The Yankees drafted Kyle Anson out of Texas State University in the 10th round of the 2005 MLB Draft as a third baseman. Blessed with one of the best infield arms in the farm system, the Yankees moved him behind the plate in 2006. After missing that year with a knee injury, he finally made his debut as a catcher this past season and quickly earned the reputation as a great catch-and-throw guy.

Vital Statistics: Name: Kyle Anson Position: Catcher DOB: April 21, 1983 Height: 6' 0" Weight: 200 Bats: Both Throws: Right "If you had told me he played third base a year or a year and half ago, I would have told you that you were lying," Mitch Hilligoss said of Anson as a catcher. "Obviously I never saw him play there, but he looked like a natural catching, he really did. You'd never know... Recommended Stories

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