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Cito Culver Is New York Yankees’ 2010 First Round Pick

their first round pick, 32nd overall, in the 2010 amateur draft the Yankees selected 17-year-old Rochester, NY native Christopher “Cito” Culver. Culver is a switch-hitting shortstop with four strong tools who the Yankees see as a possible replacement for Derek Jeter.

Here is what Baseball America had to say about him:

Hidden away in upstate New York—hardly a baseball hotbed—Culver sticks out like a sore thumb. He is the rare Northeast prep product with a legitimate chance to play shortstop in the major leagues. Culver’s best tool is his arm, which rates as a 65 on the 20-80 scouting scale. Some scouts report seeing him up to 94 mph off the mound, but he has no interest in pitching. ...

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