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Scouting Report: Derek Varnadore

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The Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher Derek Varnadore in the 9th round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of Auburn University. He posted solid numbers in his debut season but it was the quick learning about the professional game and surprising stuff that has some intrigued about his long-term potential.

Vital Statistics: Name: Derek Varnadore Position: Pitcher DOB: July 10, 1990 Height: 6'3" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Right "I loved it up there in New York, it's a totally different world," he said. "Pitching-wise I was happy with how I did but I can always do better. "I was glad that when I struggled that I turned it around and I was learning as much as anything up there as far as how... Recommended Stories