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Scouting Report: Taylor Morton
Vital Statistics: Name: Taylor Morton Position: Pitcher DOB: December 18, 1991 Height: 6'3" Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right He followed up his great debut season that saw him post a 1.98 ERA with the Gulf Coast League Yankees a year ago with a fantastic performance in Spring Training this year. Left back in Extended Spring Training, however, it was there that his game began to suffer. Battling some shoulder tendonitis from that point forward, Morton began to overcompensate in Staten Island and finished his year going 0-3 with a 9.13 ERA in six games and a mind-boggling 20 walks and 23 2/3 innings. "For me it was a little rough because I was up and down the whole time with my shoulder," he said. "I felt like I learned a lot about my arm, a lot about arm care. Performance-wise, however, overall it was pretty terrible but I can learn from it and take it into next season. "I was extremely disappointed. Everybody wants to be out there pitching and getting better, but after...
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