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The Braves are poaching former Yankees prospects

View image | gettyimages.com Back in October, longtime Yankees scout Gordon Blakely — the scout who signed Robinson Cano — left the organization to take a job with the Atlanta Braves as a special assistant to their general manager. Understandably, the move … Continue reading

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Previewing the Yankees September call ups

#492322015 / gettyimages.com Monday marks the start of September, which means Major League teams are allowed to carry up to 40 players on their active roster for the remainder of the season. Very few September call ups are game-changers, but having … Continue reading

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Yankees Prospects 11-20 through July

#476758477 / gettyimages.com Yesterday, I ranked and analyzed the Yankees’ top 10 prospects through the first four months of the 2014 season. Today’s installment includes prospects 11 through 20. Check back tomorrow for prospects 21-30.

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Yankees prospects 11-20 through June

Yesterday, I ranked and analyzed the Yankees’ top 10 prospects through the first three months of the season. Today’s installment includes prospects 11 through 20. Check back tomorrow for prospects 21-30. With 25 home runs so far this season, Pete O’Brien‘s … 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: Starting pitchers

In the coming days, I will take a look at projected stats for all of the players in big league camp this spring, beginning with the starting pitchers. There are a handful of projection systems out there that attempt to … Continue reading

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The Yankees 2013 rotation: one of the best in baseball

It’s safe to say that the Yankees weren’t great in 2013. Their 85-77 record was decent, but their Pythagorean record and WAR indicate that they should have won something like 79 games. A lot of things went wrong this year, … Continue reading

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The Yankees’ Starting Pitching Conundrum

For the vast majority of the season, the Yankees’ starting pitching was the club’s strength. Hiroki Kuroda was unstoppable, Andy Pettitte was ol’ reliable, and CC Sabathia was solid (albeit not great). Through the All-Star break, the team’s starters had … Continue reading

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Yankees Protect Six from Rule V Draft, Re-Sign Kuroda

Today, the Yankees announced six players being added to the 40-man roster in order to avoid exposure to the Rule V draft that takes place on the final day of the Winter Meetings. Unfamiliar with the Rule V draft? Read … Continue reading

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Banuelos Shut Down for the Season: What Does this Mean for the Future?

The Yankees recently received news that prospect Manny Banuelos will be shut down for the remainder of the season due to a bone bruise in his left elbow. The injury has side-lined him since May and hasn’t healed as quickly … Continue reading

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