If baseball doesn’t work out for Jasson Dominguez, perhaps the Yankees’ most prized prospect can give football a shot.
The 17-year-old center fielder, whom the Yankees handed a team-record $5 million signing bonus in 2019, looked more like a hulking NFL running back than a baseball player while taking swings in a video shared Monday to Twitter by baseball journalist Hector Gomez.
“He’s a rare breed,” his agent Gio Rodriguez said in a recent interview with Forbes. “When he walks into a room, he’s not your prototypical 6-foot-4 ballplayer. He doesn’t look like [6-foot-7] Aaron Judge or [6-foot-6] Giancarlo Stanton.