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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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Trying to find meaning in Spring Training stats

Most baseball fans know that spring training stats mean next to nothing. The sample sizes are tiny and opposing rosters are often filled with guys from double-A. This explains how no-name players like Jon Weber and Jorge Vazquez can put … 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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