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Scouting Report: Matt Duran

Duran has proven to be a good hitter in spurts

The Yankees selected third baseman Matt Duran in the fourth round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of New Rochelle High School in New York. He followed up his solid debut season that year with a year of adjustments with the Staten Island Yankees in 2012, but his excellent finish to the season is just a sign of his intriguing long-term potential.

Vital Statistics: Name: Matt Duran Position: Third Base DOB: May 1, 1993 Height: 6'1" Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right He hit just .221 with three home runs for the Staten Island Yankees last year, a season which was really a tale of different halves. He struggled to hit just .185 in his first 40 games but then wound up hitting .288 with all three of his home runs in his final 21 games...

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