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Scouting Yankees Prospect #34: Bryan Mitchell

Mitchell has both 'now' stuff and projection

The New York Yankees selected right-handed pitcher Bryan Mitchell in the 16th round of the 2009 MLB Draft out of Rockingham County High School in North Carolina. Originally committed to the University of North Carolina, the Yankees tabbed his high ceiling a necessity and lured him away from school with a reported $800,000 signing bonus.

Vital Statistics: Name: Bryan Mitchell Position: Pitcher DOB: April 19, 1991 Height: 6'2" Weight: 175 Bats: Right Throws: Right He pitched eight complete games in his final two years of high school and struck out 183 batters in a little more than 108 innings over that span, but he didn't get to make his official professional debut in 2009 because he signed so late. "It was tough being down...

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