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Morton allowed just one home run in 55 innings

Taylor Morton was easily the best and most consistent pitcher on the Gulf Coast League Yankees staff this past season. While he says it isn't too far off from where he wants it to be now, Morton did most of his damage in 2011 without a consistent breaking pitch.

He went 3-2 with a 1.98 ERA for the GCL Yankees before earning a late-season promotion to Staten Island, giving him two championship rings in his first full professional season. "It was a fun year," Morton said. "It was rough being the first year and stuff, just getting used to everything. It took longer than I thought it would to be acclimated to everything, get comfortable, and be 10... Recommended Stories

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