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Scouting Report: Taylor Morton

Morton is much better than his 2012 numbers

The Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher Taylor Morton in the 9th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Bartlett High School in Tennessee. He had a brilliant debut season with the Gulf Coast League Yankees in 2011 but bouts of shoulder tendonitis this year caused a nightmarish sophomore campaign with Staten Island. He still, however, has strong long-term potential.

Vital Statistics: Name: Taylor Morton Position: Pitcher DOB: December 18, 1991 Height: 6'3" Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right He followed up his great debut season that saw him post a 1.98 ERA with the Gulf Coast League Yankees a year ago with a fantastic performance in Spring Training this year. Left back in Extended Spring Training, however, it was there that his game began to suffer...

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