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Scouting Yankees Prospect #39: Chase Weems

Chase Weems got his feet wet at the pro level

The Yankees drafted catcher Chase Weems in the sixth round of the 2007 MLB Draft out of Columbus High School in Georgia. One of the more intriguing two-way players, he started his professional career off in rough fashion after getting pretty sick soon after signing and it has taken him a little while to get used to the professional game.

Vital Statistics: Name: Chase Weems Position: Catcher DOB: January 17, 1989 Height: 6'2" Weight: 180 Bats: Left Throws: Right "Coming into the first Instructs [last year] was my first real taste of pro ball I got," said Weems. "I was kind of overwhelmed at first, but I think this season and Instructs helped me settle in." He finished his debut season hitting just .227 with one home run for...

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