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Scouting Yankees Prospect #4: Manny Banuelos

Banuelos is already throwing a baseball again

The Yankees signed left-handed pitcher Manny Banuelos out of Mexico back in February of 2008. He appeared to have turned a corner in getting his superior control back earlier in the 2012 season but then fell victim to an elbow injury that ultimately required Tommy John surgery after the season.

Vital Statistics: Name: Manny Banuelos Position: Pitcher DOB: March 13, 1991 Height: 5'11" Weight: 180 Bats: Left Throws: Left Even in just six starts last year it was a bit of a roller coaster for the talented southpaw. He had struggled with a nagging back injury right out of the gate and that led to six earned runs and seven walks in his first five innings with Triple-A Scranton. He took...

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