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Scouting Yankees Prospect #46: Kyle Anson

Kyle Anson continues to make strides defensively

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 to catcher in 2006 and, despite another injury-shortened season this year, he continues to make impressive progress behind the plate.

Vital Statistics: Name: Kyle Anson Position: Catcher DOB: April 21, 1983 Height: 6'0" Weight: 200 Bats: Both Throws: Right "The first half went great and then I got the injury, but I've learned something about myself – I played through pain and I learned when not to play through pain," Anson said of his 2008 season. "That helps me in the future." "That helps my career out and it gets me... Recommended Stories

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