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Scouting Yankees Prospect #32: Jake Cave

The Yankees selected outfielder Jake Cave in the sixth round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Kecoughtan High School in Virginia. Nearly two years later the ultra-talented player has amassed a grand total of just two plate appearances in his career thus far after suffering a knee injury that ultimately required surgery, but now healthy, he still offers significant long-term potential.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jake Cave Position: Outfield DOB: December 4, 1992 Height: 6'0" Weight: 198 Bats: Left Throws: Left A knee injury in his very first professional game with the Gulf Coast League Yankees in 2011 put him on the shelf until the following Spring Training and then he re-injured the same knee in Extended Spring Training of 2012 before ultimately requiring surgery. "I don't...

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