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Scouting Yankees Prospect #39: Chase Weems

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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