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Toadvine Ready To Develop

STATEN ISLAND, NY - After being selected in the 22nd round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, second baseman Derek Toadvine is ready to develop at the next level with the Staten Island Yankees.

Following an impressive junior season at Kent State University in which he hit .297 with a .382 on-base percentage, Toadvine joins the Yankee organization with a reliable glove and a flair for running the bases. "I'm a leadoff-type hitter who can get on base and steal – kind of a sparkplug for the team," the 21-year-old said. "At second base, I try to be as defensively sound as possible, to...

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