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New York Yankees Catching Prospect J.R. Murphy Learning Control of the Game

York Yankees top catching prospect J.R. Murphy is in development with the Single-A Tampa Yankees in the Florida State League where he is learning to have more control of the game from the backstop.

After missing the end of the 2011 season due to an ankle injury, he appears to have fully recovered and rehabilitated and seems to be stronger than ever.

Murphy has solid defensive skills behind the plate, which he discovered after playing mostly in the outfield in high school.

He has progressed well through the Gulf Coast and South Atlantic minor leagues into the Florida State League, impressing the scouts and the Yankees organization.

Many were so impressed that it is believed that he has progressed and improved at a faster rate ...

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