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Scouting Yankees Prospect #29: Jimmy Paredes

The Yankees signed shortstop Jimmy Paredes for $80,000 out of Haina in the Dominican Republic as part of their 'July 2nd' signing group in 2006. An ultra-toolsy player, he put up an All Star season with the Staten Island Yankees last year and he did it while coming back from shoulder surgery.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jimmy Paredes Position: Third Base DOB: November 25, 1988 Height: 6'3" Weight: 200 Bats: Both Throws: Right "I thought I was going to miss a lot of the season because of my shoulder injury," Paredes said through a translator. "I considered it a great year coming back from shoulder surgery." Not only was he coming back from a torn labrum, but the injury put the...

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