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McFarland Working With The Glove

STATEN ISLAND, NY – When the Yankees selected Ty McFarland in the 10th round of this year’s MLB draft they knew exactly what they were getting – a player who has the abilities to be a solid contributor on offense but one who was lacking a true position in the field. Just over a month into the season and McFarland is seemingly delivering just what management wanted from him.

At the plate, he is batting a shade under .300 – currently it’s at .296 – with 13 doubles, two home runs, and 23 RBI. What’s most impressive about McFarland at the plate is he is nearly twice as good with runners on base compared to when the bases are empty. In 62 at-bats with no one on base McFarland is hitting a meager .226. But in 63 at-bats he’s hitting .365, driving in all but one of his...