Fordham Prep alum flies through minor league baseball

THE BRONX - A recent Fordham Prep graduate is literally flying through minor league baseball.

Speedy middle infielder Andrew Velazquez led his Bronx alma-mater to the CHSAA championship game last year and has already been promoted within the Arizona Diamondbacks system.

Velazquez was drafted in the seventh round in June and joined the D-Backs as a rookie shortly after graduation. He tore up the league and is now playing for the Missoula Osprey of the Pioneer League.

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