Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Yankees Sign Dominican Prospect Wilmer Romero

From Melissa Segura:
Source: Yankees sign standout July 2 prospect Wilmer Romero, cf of DR's La Academia. Don't have bonus info now but imagine it's significant
All I could find out about his age is that he's supposedly 16, but you never know with players out of the DR. Blake Bentley ranked the center fielder 5th in his Dominican Republic July 2nd prospects top ten list. A few weeks earlier he wrote this about Romero:
Wilmer Romero, an outfielder from Santo Domingo, has the toolset to demand seven figures, writes Bentley. The previous unknown stands 6'2'', has good speed, a strong arm and plus power.
Since I know nothing more about him, here's a couple videos of Romero taking batting practice:

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