View Full Version : Yen-Wen Kuo

11-22-2007, 10:24 AM
Barely a word has been mentioned about this guy, and he's a prospect I like a lot.


Back in September or so, he signed with the Reds for $120,000. His swing reminds me a bit of Ichiro's (not that I'm claiming he's the next Ichiro). He has no power, and his arm is weak for a shortstop, but maybe he could be a second baseman with good range and contact skills.

Yen-Wen Kuo (SS) is another prospect who has garnered some attention. However as you can see from this video, Kuo def. needs to fill out his frame with a good weight training program. The 18 year old (DOB: 10/25/1988) stands 5'11" and weighs 168 pounds.

+'s for Kuo: soft hands, good range in the field, accurate arm, good bat control, plus runner
-'s for Kuo: lacks power, weak arm

$120,000 is a lot of money. If you have enough faith in a player to sign him for that much, it's kind of like adding a