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Scouting Yankees Prospect #42: Austin Krum

Austin Krum sees his stock on the rise

The New York Yankees selected outfielder Austin Krum in the 9th round of the 2007 MLB Draft out Dallas Baptist University. The versatile outfielder has opened up some eyes in the organization with his super intensity, solid overall game, and strong second-half finishes in each of his first two seasons.

Vital Statistics: Name: Austin Krum Position: Outfield DOB: January 19, 1986 Height: 5'9" Weight: 180 Bats: Left Throws: Left "I thought I had a pretty good year," said Krum. "This being my first full season I definitely learned a lot, not knowing what to expect for that many games [in one year]. 142 games in five months is obviously the most I've ever played in at one time. "I feel like... Recommended Stories