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Who should be protected from the Rule 5 Draft?

#476758477 / gettyimages.com On Thursday, all 30 major-league teams will add various prospects to their 40-man rosters, thereby protecting them from the Rule 5 draft. At the moment, the Yankees have four available spots for draft eligible prospects on the … Continue reading

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Which Yankees pitching prospects might struggle in Yankee Stadium due to high fly ball rates?

#175022182 / gettyimages.com Phil Hughes has pitched very well in his first year separated from the Yankees organization. Through 12 starts with the Twins, Hughes holds a 3.46 ERA and a 3.47 SIERA — both over half a run lower … Continue reading

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Yankees prospects 21-30 through May

In the last two days, I ranked and analyzed the Yankees’ top 10 prospects and 11-20 through the first two months of the season. Today’s installment looks at prospects 21 through 30. After a strong 2013 campaign, Jake Cave has thrived … Continue reading

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The Yankees farm system in April: Top pitching prospects

Yesterday, I profiled the April performances of the Yankees’ top hitting prospects. Today, I’m repeating this exercise for the team’s pitching prospects, as ranked by Mike Axisa of River Avenue Blues in the preseason. The players are in the order they were ranked in the pre-season … Continue reading

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2014 projections: Relief pitchers

In the coming days, I will take a look at projected stats for all of the players in big league camp this spring. Yesterday, in the first installment, I broke down what the various projection systems forecast for the Yankees’ starting … Continue reading

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Handicapping the bullpen competition

With pitchers and catchers now in Tampa, it’s a good time to examine the bullpen competition. A few of the remaining big name relievers have come off the board in recent weeks, making it less likely that the Yankees make … Continue reading

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A Look at Non-Roster Invitees

We’re almost there. In less than a week’s time, the Yankees will begin playing actual games. Sure they don’t count for anything, but it’s exciting nonetheless. Historically, spring training has been regarded as a great opportunity for lesser-known minor-leaguers to … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to September Callups

As September approaches, it’s about time to consider who the Yankees might look to as reinforcements when the roster expands. The expanded rosters will enable the Yankees to have extra depth can certainly come in handy, especially in extra-inning games. … Continue reading

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