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Scouting Yankees Prospect #9: Abiatal Avelino

Avelino has very few weaknesses

The New York Yankees signed shortstop Abiatal Avelino out of the Dominican Republic for $300,000 back in December of 2011. He not only has flashed some great tools over his first two seasons but he's proven to be one of the more polished young players on both sides of the ball around baseball as well.

Vital Statistics: Name: Abiatal Avelino Position: Shortstop DOB: February 14, 1995 Height: 5'11" Weight: 185 Bats: Right Throws: Right He followed up his solid debut season in the Dominican Summer League in 2012 that saw him hit .302 with 20 stolen bases by hitting a combined .303 with 28 stolen bases last season between the Gulf Coast League and New York Penn League. "I feel like it went... Recommended Stories

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