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Scouting Yankees Prospect #46: Melky Mesa

Melky Mesa has an immense ceiling

The Yankees signed Melquisedec, aka "Melky", Mesa on July 2nd in 2003 as a 16-year old. Normally players who spent their first five professional seasons in the short-season leagues like he did would be an afterthought in prospect discussions, but few players have his particular set of tools.

Vital Statistics: Name: Melky Mesa Position: Right Field DOB: January 31, 1987 Height: 6'1" Weight: 175 Bats: Right Throws: Right He entered the 2009 season as one of the best four-tool players in all of baseball and he did nothing to disprove that assessment this past year, clubbing 20 home runs and stealing 18 bases, all while playing stellar defense and boasting one of the strongest... Recommended Stories