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Scouting Report: LHP, Gavin Brooks

The New York Yankees selected left-hander Gavin Brooks in the ninth round of the 2009 MLB Draft out of UCLA. Considered one of the better pitching prospects out of high school, he put up okay numbers in college but broke out in a big way in his professional debut season in Staten Island last year.

Vital Statistics: Name: Gavin Brooks Position: Pitcher DOB: October 27, 1987 Height: 6'3" Weight: 195 Bats: Left Throws: Left "I thought it went real well," Brooks said of his debut season. "It was a great experience. We ended up winning our league so overall I thought it went perfect." He put up okay numbers in his three years at UCLA with his freshman year [6-7, 4.47 ERA] arguably being... Recommended Stories

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