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Yankees Prospect #30: Marcos Vechionacci

The New York Yankees signed then 16-year old Marcos Vechionacci as an international free agent out of Venezuela in 2002. Taking some time to grow into his body and make mechanical adjustments to his swing, while his production has been somewhat disappointing for a player with his talent, the Yankees still remain very high on his overall potential.

Vital Statistics: Name: Marcos Vechionacci Position: Third Base DOB: August 7, 1986 Height: 6'3" Weight: 185 Bats: Both Throws: Right "I think he's a kid that always plays young in the league he's in," said Carlos Rios, the Yankees Director of Latin American Scouting. "What I think with him, the fact that as he continues to get stronger and more confident, he's going to show the type of...

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