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Nuñez Working His Way To The Power Bunch

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Raymond Nuñez showed up at the Yankees tryouts this past offseason down in the Dominican Republic as a third baseman, but the Yankees scouts quickly noted his potential was on the other corner of the diamond. Preparing to begin his career in the Dominican Summer League, Nuñez says it won't be a problem to make that adjustment.

Signed late in November of 2007, Dominican first baseman Raymond Nuñez is in the "Power Group" of Yankees prospects. Asked about which player in the organization he resembles the most, Nuñez showed some knowledge on the subject. "A guy called [Jesus] Montero, that's what I've heard," said Nuñez. "You know, in the power aspect." Yankee officials also put Nuñez one step ahead of outfielder...