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Saturday December 5th 2020


Yankees Pitching Prospect Preview, Part 3 of 5: Left-Hander Manny Banuelos

Banuelos trails only Jesus Montero in the Yankees' prospect rankings. Banuelos is clearly the best hurler the Yankees have in the minors, and he'll get a long look in spring training this season.

If his career minor league statistics are any indication of his future successes, he's going to be a quality pitcher for a long time.

Banuelos is the smallest of the Yankees young crop of hurlers. Listed at just 5' 10", he is a mere shadow to the gargantuan Dellin Betances. Also, Banuelos is just 155 pounds.

Luckily, his small stature has no bearing on his skill level.

Banuelos was signed by the Yankees as a 17-year-old out of Mexico in 2008. 

In his first professional season, Banuelos pitched in the Gulf Coast League. ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

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