The Yankees have collected an impressive group of potential power hitters in the farm system. Not…
De Leon Shaping Up For U.S. Debut
Kelvin De Leon is an exciting young player that possesses tremendous physical maturity for a player his age. He is a high-ceiling player that displays a great deal of potential; however like all players in Extended Spring Training he has various aspects of his game that need to be refined. After signing with the Yankees in 2007, through a translator De Leon reflected on his first Spring Training with the team. "I came in with the mindset of giving it 100 percent because this was my first Spring Training; I just wanted to give it my all. I felt good, I had a little more left in the tank after sitting out with an injury but I felt like I could have done a little bit better. Watch out for next year because I will be ready and I will have a better Spring Training next year." After going through his first Spring Training and suffering an injury, instead of rushing him into South Atlantic League, the organization felt it was wiser to take it slow and placed...
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