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Scouting Yanks Prospect #18:Dante Bichette Jr

Bichette changed his leg kick last season

The Yankees selected third baseman Dante Bichette Jr. in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Orangewood Christian High School in Florida. He had a tremendous debut season that year but followed it up with a season of adjustments last year in his first taste of the long-season leagues in Charleston.

Vital Statistics: Name: Dante Bichette Jr. Position: Third Base DOB: September 26, 1992 Height: 6'1" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Right "It was my first full season and I definitely had a lot of things that I needed to work on during that time," he admitted. "I felt like towards the end that I figured it out and it ended up being a successful year." He hit just .248 with three home runs... Recommended Stories

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