Saturday, May 16, 2015

Weekly Check In: Jorge Mateo

Another week and another week full of stolen bases for the potential shortstop of the future for the New York Yankees, Jorge Mateo. Mateo continues to keep pace with Billy Hamilton for the all-time record for stolen bases in a single season of minor league ball while the bat continues to lack for the young shortstop. Whether the bat comes around or not remains to be seen but you absolutely cannot teach speed or base stealing and Mateo has both of those fundamentals already working for him at a young age. He may not get the publicity that Hamilton received as a minor leaguer with the Reds but that’s okay as long as he continues to produce at this rate:


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