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Scouting Yankees Prospect #35: Austin Aune

The Yankees selected shortstop Austin Aune in the second round of the 2012 MLB Draft out of Argyle High School in Texas. A two-sport star in high school, one who had a commitment to play quarterback at TCU, he had been long lauded for his advanced swing and high offensive potential, and he chipped in with a solid debut season with the Gulf Coast League Yankees.

Vital Statistics: Name: Austin Aune Position: Shortstop DOB: September 6, 1993 Height: 6'2" Weight: 190 Bats: Left Throws: Right "One of the biggest parts about this guy is his hit tool – he is not in the category of raw athletes that need to learn how to hit," Yankees scouting director Damon Oppenheimer told PinstripesPlus.com on draft day. "He's got hit, he's got power, and he's got a...

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