George King

Fielding Machines

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Brian Cashman didn't hesitate when asked how good shortstop Ramiro Pena is defensively. "He is a high-end fielding machine," the Yankees' general manager said of the 22-year-old from Monterrey, Mexico, who signed in 2005. "We are fortunate that we have two shortstops at Double-A and Triple-A who are fielding machines."

Majors | #2008#New York Yankees#Organization Reports

Nice Catch

George King -Premium Content

Austin Jackson's first taste of celebrity came in his first big league spring training game when, after making a running catch, Reggie Jackson compared his defensive skills to Devon White and Gary Pettis, two of the best center fielders of the previous generation.

Majors | #2008#New York Yankees#Organization Reports