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Scouting Yankees Prospect #6: Corban Joseph

Joseph's bat is both a given and has some upside

The Yankees selected second baseman Corban Joseph in the fourth round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of Franklin High School in Tennessee. Drafted as an offensive-minded middle infielder, he did little to squash that belief with a terrific first season in the long-season leagues in 2009.

Vital Statistics: Name: Corban Joseph Position: Second Base DOB: October 28, 1988 Height: 6'0" Weight: 185 Bats: Left Throws: Right He batted an even .300 with eight triples, 49 walks, and he finished third on the team in total bases despite beginning the year in Extended Spring Training. "I think the year went pretty good," Joseph said. "I had some ups and downs but as a whole it turned...

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