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Scouting Yankees Prospect #36: Kevin Russo

Kevin Russo's versatility is a major plus

The Yankees drafted utility infielder Kevin Russo out of Baylor University in the 20th round of the 2006 MLB Draft. He followed up his 2007 Florida State League All-Star season as a second baseman with another strong showing in Double-A this year as a utility man, enough to earn a trip to the prospect-laden Arizona Fall League and now he's getting close to being a big league utility option.

Vital Statistics: Name: Kevin Russo Position: Second Base/Utility DOB: July 8, 1984 Height: 5'11" Weight: 190 Bats: Right Throws: Right "I thought it was a pretty productive year," said Russo. "Going out to the [Arizona] Fall League was a big help to give me some at-bats. I had a great time this year, I learned a lot, and I thought it was a pretty productive year for me." He ended up...

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