Eric Duncan's two seasons at Triple-A have been remarkably similar, but not very good. The former first-rounder has struggled since joining the Yankees organization, despite his tremendous work ethic and desire to play for his favorite team. Most fans have quit on Duncan, but after a hot start, it may be time to give the 24-year-old another look.
April 20, 2009
Eric Duncan is off to a solid start this season, hitting .258 with three home runs and posting a .374 on-base percentage. After hitting just .241 with 11 homers last year, Duncan dedicated his winter to getting back into shape and ready for the 2008 season. His work has apparently paid off, and he is reaping the benefits of his leaner frame and renewed confidence.
May 10, 2008
The Yankees drafted Eric Duncan in the first round of the 2003 MLB Draft out of Seton Hall Prep in New Jersey. While his career hasn't gone as well as he would have liked so far, his critics have lined up in record numbers and some have even completely written him off, something team officials and Duncan himself believe would be a big mistake.
January 6, 2008
Gary Denbo, the former Yankees minor league hitting coordinator who recently became the Toronto Blue Jays hitting coach, sits down with PinstripesPlus.com for a three-part Q&A series. In part one he gives us his thoughts on the progress of Abraham Almonte, what he's seen from Prilys Cuello, if he's seen encouraging signs from Eric Duncan and Eduardo Nunez, and much more.
November 4, 2007