Projected 2007 Team: Tulsa (AA)
Age on April 1st: 25
Born: July 16, 1981 in Miami, Florida
Height: 5-11 | Weight: 205
Bats: R | Throws: R
Drafted: N/A | How Acquired: Signed as a minor league free agent (December 2006)
College: Florida International University | High School:
Contract Notes: Currently Rule 5 eligible. / Eligible for free agency following 2007 season.
Scouting Report / Bio: Duenas enjoyed the best offensive season of his career in 2006, hitting .297 with 14 homeruns while playing with High Desert of the California League. However, the hitter-friendly nature of High Desert's ballpark and his advanced age (relative to competition) should partially negate his 2006 numbers. Duenas is also a good receiver and handles pitchers well.
Future Outlook: Double-A backup catcher.
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