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The Next-Gen Shortstop

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Erisbel Arruebarruena

Team: Cuba
Position: SS
Bats: Right. Throws: Right

Worth watching for his wizardry in the field, Arruebarruena -- who will turn 23 at the end of March -- is relatively new to the Cuban national team but figures to be anchored at shortstop there for years to come. Pay particular attention to his range, slick agility and arm in the field -- think Rey Ordonez at his very best -- but keep an eye, too, on Arruebarruena's rapidly developing offensive skills.