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Leonora Increasing His Versatility

Ericson Leonora proved to be one of the more dynamic offensive players for the Yankees in the Dominican Summer League this past year, hitting .286 with 25 extra-base hits and 15 stolen bases in his debut season. A naturally gifted centerfielder, the Yankees are now trying him at second base to help increase his defensive versatility.

Ericson Leonora only played in centerfield for DSL Yankees1 this past season and he responded well by collecting twelve doubles, and leading the team in stolen bases, hits [74], RBI [39], triples [9], and home runs [4]. "I thought I did pretty well," Leonora said through the help of a translator. "I felt like I progressed pretty quickly this year. I feel like I accomplished everything I...