Mateo has played some center field in instructs, and could eventually move to that position long term, if needed, the Star-Ledger's Brendan Kuty reports.

He has seen time at shortstop and second base, in addition to center field, so an official position change is not in the works yet, but given the Yankees' internal depth at shortstop and Mateo's speed, he might fit best for the Yankees in center field. This would slightly hurt his value in dynasty leagues, but the development of his hit tool will ultimately be what determines whether or not he is a significant long-term asset.

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