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Yankees Prospect #10: Francisco Cervelli

The Yankees signed Francisco Cervelli as an International free-agent out of Venezuela back in March of 2003. Skipping a minor league level in his first full season last year, he has quickly become one of the best defensive catchers in the minor leagues and he has shown some offensive potential as well.

Vital Statistics: Name: Francisco Cervelli Position: Catcher DOB: March 6, 1986 Height: 6'1" Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right "I was so excited about my year," said Cervelli. "I worked hard everyday from Spring Training through the season and I feel so excited. I thought I was going to be playing with Charleston [in 2007] but they moved me to the Tampa Yankees. It's a pitcher's league...

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