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Scouting Yankees Prospect #32: Jake Cave

Cave believes he's finally healthy

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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