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New York Yankees Sign Cuban Shortstop Yadil Mujica

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The New York Yankees might have an heir to aging star shortstop Derek Jeter.

According to Baseball America, the Yankees have signed Cuban shortstop Yadil Mujica, who is reported to be 26 years old. Obviously, Cuban ages can be a bit shaky. YouTube has this extensive video of Mujica.

Here's what Baseball America says about Mujica:

"Scouting info on Cuban defectors can be scarce, but Yadil Mujica appeared on the nation’s preliminary roster for the ’09 World Baseball Classic and batted .358/.432/.440 that season before defecting."

Baseball-Reference.com has a more extensive bio:

"Yadil Mujica was emerging as one of the top young infielders ...

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