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Yankees Pitching Prospect Preview, Part 1 of 5: Right-Hander Hector Noesi

Noesi is just 24 years old, but he has experience in the Yankees system. The club signed the big 6'2" right-hander when he was just 17 years old, out of his hometown Esperanza, Dominican Republic in 2004.

His pro career didn't officially begin until 2006, when he hurled just seven innings in five games. He put up a very low ERA of 1.29 in those games, while striking out 11.

Noesi's 2007 didn't begin until he finished a 50-game suspension for his violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. When he came back, he pitched in the South Atlantic League for the Yankees' Single-A affiliate in Charleston. He went 1-for-1 in five games, all of which were starts. He had a 4.50 ERA in 20 innings.

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