Rafael DePaula Could Sign with the Yankees Soon

Posted: 24th March 2010 by Bronx Baseball Daily in MLB
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According to Blake Bentley of MLB Trades Rumors, 17-year-old right-handed pitcher Rafael DePaula is expected to sign with a major league team soon with the Yankees and the Mariners listed as the most likely landing spots for the Dominican pitcher. Rumors have connected to Yankees to DePaula for about a month now , but he threw in front of teams yesterday featuring a fastball in the 92-93 MPH range. Scouts have claimed that DePaula has strong potential and best case scenario he could end up as a front of the rotation pitcher. His expected signing bonus of $1.5-$2 million means that teams like him, but he is no sure thing. Here is a video of DePaula throwing in front of teams yesterday:
Rafael DePaula from Blake Bentley on Vimeo . Related Stories Feb. 25, 2010 -- Yankees Intere ...

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