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Scouting Report: OF, Austin Krum

Krum brings great intensity to the field

The New York Yankees selected outfielder Austin Krum in the ninth round of the 2007 MLB Draft out Dallas Baptist University. He has quietly garnered attention inside the organization for his defensive versatility, offensive table setting, and overall tenacity.

Vital Statistics: Name: Austin Krum Position: Outfield DOB: January 19, 1986 Height: 6'0" Weight: 190 Bats: Left Throws: Left He hit just .249 between high-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton in 2009, but he did manage to draw 71 walks, steal 18 bases, and collect 31 extra-base hits. "I thought it was a positive year," Krum said. "I started out in Tampa and played pretty well. That team was...

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