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Yorbis Borroto Jáuregui

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 165 lb.

Yorbis Borroto has played shortstop for Ciego de Ávila. He had hit .274 and slugged .376 in six seasons through 2007-2008. In 2008-2009, Borroto batted .318/.459/.460 with 63 walks in 86 games; he fielded .971. He was only among the league's top 10 in one category, assists (325), but he did win a Gold Glove at shortstop.

He was put on Cuba's roster for the 2009 World Port Tournament and hit .348/.484/.435 with 8 runs and 7 walks in 10 games, making one error as Cuba's starting shortstop. He scored the go-ahead run off Michiel van Kampen in the finale to help Cuba to the title. He was 6th in the event in average, 10th in slugging, second in OBP (behind Adonis García), 4th in walks and tied for second in runs (even with Raily Legito and Eriel Sánchez, behind Ariel Borrero).

He hit .340/.440/.504 in 2009-2010 and fielded .979 at short. He was third in the Serie Nacional with 338 assists.

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