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Don't Forget About Taveras

Damian Taveras has plus power and plus arm

From Jesus Montero in Double-A to Austin Romine in high-A, to Kyle Higashioka in the short-season leagues to newly signed Gary Sanchez, the Yankees have recently enjoyed unprecedented catching depth in their farm system. But folks looking over their high-ceiling catching prospects shouldn't scan by Damian Taveras.

Damian Taveras often gets overlooked because he was signed over three years ago and he still hasn't made it the United States. Throw in the fact he hit just .229 in 2008, on the surface there might not be much to like. But considering last year was his first as a full-time catcher, the former third baseman had an awful lot on his plate at one time. "The first year when you move to the... Recommended Stories

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