Yankees Sign Dominican Shortstop Yonauris Rodriguez

The Yankees have signed Dominican shortstop Yonauris Rodriguez for $550,000.

At a wiry 6 feet, 150 pounds, Rodriguez, is one of the best defensive shortstops in Latin America, with good hands, range and arm strength. He’s a righthanded hitter who plays in the Dominican Prospect League and trains with Angel Perez.

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