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Peter O’Brien to Yankees: Video Highlights, Scouting Report and Analysis

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Height/Weight: 6’5”/225 lbs

Bats/Throws: R/R

DOB: 7/15/1990

College: Miami

Year: SR

 

Playing three seasons for Bethune-Cookman College in Florida prior to transferring to Miami this past offseason, O’Brien emerged as one of the top catching prospects in the nation thanks in part to his plus power and arm.

The 6’5” backstop fell all the way to the third round in the 2011 draft, where he was selected by the Colorado Rockies. O’Brien ultimately decided not to sign and rather than returning to Bethune-Cookman, he enrolled at the University of Miami and was cleared to play shortly before the start of the ...

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