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Scouting Yankees Prospect #8: Corban Joseph

Defense is no longer a big issue

The Yankees selected second baseman Corban Joseph in the fourth round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of Franklin High School in Tennessee. Always known for his batting potential at a middle infield position, he continued to shine offensively last year and made some big steps towards becoming a complete all-around player.

Vital Statistics: Name: Corban Joseph Position: Second Base DOB: October 28, 1988 Height: 6'0" Weight: 185 Bats: Left Throws: Right He followed up his first full season of hitting .300 for Charleston in 2009 by opening up the 2010 campaign batting .302 and leading the Florida State League in doubles [27] before earning a promotion to Double-A in the last month of the season. "I was really...

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