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Scouting Yankees Prospect #8: Zach McAllister

The Yankees selected Zach McAllister in the 3rd-round of the 2006 MLB Draft out of Illinois Valley Central High School. Even after struggling down the stretch a year ago, he broke out in a big way this past season with a career year and he has now firmly entrenched himself among the top pitching prospects in the organization.

Vital Statistics: Name: Zach McAllister Position: Starting Pitcher DOB: December 8, 1987 Height: 6'6" Weight: 230 Bats: Right Throws: Right "I was pretty happy with how I did this year," McAllister said of his 2008 season. "I thought a lot of things came around compared to how they were at the end of last year with my slider and changeup. The confidence was there throughout the whole entire... Recommended Stories

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