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Scouting Yanks Prospect #48: Francisco Rondon

The Yankees signed left-handed pitcher Francisco Rondon in 2006. Despite spending two seasons in the Dominican Summer League and parts of five seasons in the short-season leagues overall, he has begun to move a bit quicker at the higher minor league levels because of his plus stuff across the board.

Vital Statistics: Name: Francisco Rondon Position: Pitcher DOB: April 19, 1988 Height: 6'1" Weight: 185 Bats: Left Throws: Left What a difference a year makes. He began the 2011 season in short-season Staten Island and a year later finished his 2012 campaign all the way up at the Triple-A level, thanks in large part to steadily developing his overall pitch-ability and making better use of...