• Full name Yomar Valentin
  • Born 12/26/1997 in Manati, Puerto Rico
  • Profile Ht.: 5'8" / Wt.: 145 / Bats: S / Throws: R
  • School Puerto Rico Baseball Academy
  • Drafted in the 20th round (591st overall) by the Boston Red Sox in 2015 (signed for $130,000).
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    The son of former major leaguer Jose Valentin, Yomar Valentin starred for the Puerto Rican team that reached the Little League World Series in 2010. Valentin is listed at 5-foot-7, 155 pounds, but plays above his size and earns praise for his makeup. He is a switch-hitter with quick hands that help him produce more power than his size would suggest. That's unlikely to be a big part of his game at the next level, however. He has a good feel for the barrel and enough speed to fit at the top of the order. Valentin has good instincts and actions in the infield. He is committed to Auburn.

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