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Scouting Yankees Prospect #40: Jorge Vazquez

The New York Yankees signed first baseman Jorge Vazquez out of Mexico early in 2009 and assigned the 27-year old to Double-A Trenton. A bit old to be considered a traditional prospect, the right-handed slugger spent ten years at the Triple-A level of the Mexican League and he quickly proved himself in his first year of affiliated baseball in 2009.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jorge Vazquez Position: First Base DOB: March 15, 1982 Height: 6'2" Weight: 230 Bats: Right Throws: Right A career .321 hitter with 151 home runs [including 33 in just 285 at-bats in 2005] in the Mexican League, he hit .329 with a team-high 13 home runs in the equivalent of a half of a season in his first year in the Yankees organization. "He's really offered us...

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