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Rafael DePaula Scouting Profile

Rafael DePaula, wearing #6 in the picture, is going to bring a lot of excitement with him to the USA BBD Prospect nickname: RDP Ever since news broke about Rafael DePaula finally obtaining his visa, there has been a lot of excitement surrounding him. He represents an intriguing option who, given his age and stuff, could be ...

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Rafael DePaula Gets His American Express, I Mean Visa!

Almost a year and a half after the Yankees signed him, right handed Dominican pitcher Rafael DePaula has received his visa, Tweeted Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLBTradeRumors.com. Finally. DePaula had trouble securing a visa after serving a one-year suspension because he lied about his age and US Customs doesn't take to kindly to that. Still just 20 years old, ...

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Yankees Sign Amateur Free Agent RHP Rafael DePaula

The Yankees are expected to sign amateur free agent RHP Jose Rafael DePaula from the Dominican Republic today, according to Melissa Segura of Sports Illustrated. His signing bonus was worth about $700,000. This is likely the minor move that Brian Cashman mentioned earlier in the week (He was likely actually talking about the Juan Miranda trade) DePaula, ...

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Rafael DePaula Could Sign with the Yankees Soon

According to Blake Bentley of MLB Trades Rumors, 17-year-old right-handed pitcher Rafael DePaula is expected to sign with a major league team soon with the Yankees and the Mariners listed as the most likely landing spots for the Dominican pitcher. Rumors have connected to Yankees to DePaula for about a month now, but he threw in ...

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Yankees Interested in IFA's Anderson, Ruiz, DePaula

There have been a few rumors about international free agents lately and the Yankees are involved in three of them including Dominican righty Rafael DePaula and a pair of Cuban first basemen Leslie Anderson, who can also play all three outfield positions and Jose Julio Ruiz. Here are scouting reports and the most recent rumors on ...

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