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Scouting Yankees Prospect #19: Ravel Santana
Vital Statistics: Name: Ravel Santana Position: Outfield DOB: May 1, 1992 Height: 6'2" Weight: 175 Bats: Right Throws: Right He hit just .212 for the Staten Island Yankees in 2012 with a modest three home runs in 60 games. As if getting back to speed on his ankle was enough of an obstacle, the young Dominican native also battled issues with his eyesight all season long. "Terrible start but he's doing all right now," Yankees senior vice president of player development and scouting Mark Newman said. "He's coming back from a serious injury and we had to adjust his contacts and glasses when he got to Staten Island, but I think he's doing fine." Internally the Yankees are rather pleased with how Santana has dealt with his health issues over the past calendar year but it's tough for the critics to share the same level of enthusiasm after seeing him hit a combined .310 with 19 home runs the previous two short-seasons. Recovering from such a bad ankle injury, the same kind that took...
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