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Weems Looking To Open Some Eyes

Chase Weems has battled back to get stronger

TAMPA, FL - Yankees 2007 sixth round pick Chase Weems, who got sick last summer, signed too late last season to make his professional debut in the Yankees organization. Finally putting on the lost weight, the catcher is now participating in his first Spring Training and he's hoping to open some eyes.

Battling mononucleosis and subsequent stomach ulcers after being drafted by the Yankees last June, Chase Weems lost nearly 25 pounds off his already pretty lean frame prior to signing with New York last August and that put him a bit behind schedule. He spent the entire offseason trying to gain the weight back and even reported to the Yankees minor league complex back on January 15th to help...

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