Dean Anna Inks Major League Deal with Yankees (Tampa)
February 20, 2014, NEW YORK - After almost a month of training with some of the biggest names in the League, Dean Anna has signed his own Major League contract with the New York Yankees for the 2014 season.
The Yankees revealed this exciting announcement on Sunday, which comes on the heels of Anna's amazing 2013 season with the San Diego Padres' affiliate in Tucson, AZ, where he was awarded the title of 2013 Pacific Coast League Batting Champion, with a .311 average.
The 26-year-old has been in Tampa, FL for spring training since January, arriving early to train alongside veteran players like fellow Yankee, Derek Jeter.
A left handed batter who occasionally plays shortstop and third base, Anna shines at second base, where his 2013 season brought a fielding average percentage comparable to the Majors.
While the Yankees are saying farewell to superstar Jeter after the 2014 season, a crop of new talent, including Anna, is poised to continue the iconic team's legend.
Additional statistics and information on Anna can be found at www.deanofswing.com. All social media handles are @DeanOfSwing.
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