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Yacksel Rios

#38 | RHP
Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates
Yacksel Rios
Name: Yacksel Rios
Born: Jun 27, 1993 in Caguas, Puerto Rico
High School: Conchita Cuevas HS, Gurabo, P.R.
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 215 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
Career65.16.201.624.418.95
Drafted in the 12th round (391st overall) by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2011
Yackel Rios is just 17 and has a projectable 6-foot-4 frame. Scouts have seen the righthander sit in the 90-93 mph range for short spurts. He's a converted third baseman who hasn't been pitching for long, as shown by his inconsistent, below-average breaking ball and nascent changeup.
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