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Trade Analysis: Yankees acquire another rebound candidate in Headley

Chase Headley, perhaps the most mentioned name in trade rumors in recent years, is the latest Yankee acquisition in this summer’s trade season. In exchange for a good but not great pitching prospect (Rafael de Paula) and a winter scrap … Continue reading

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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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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 11-20 through May

Yesterday, I ranked and analyzed the Yankees’ top 10 prospects through the first two months of the season. Today’s installment includes prospects 11 through 20. Check back tomorrow for prospects 21-30.  Although he’s cooled off a bit in the last … 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 Yankees’ Top 10 Prospects

With Baseball America’s top 10 prospect rankings set to be released tomorrow for the Yankees, we decided to take a stab at our own list beforehand. Both of us ranked our top fifteen prospects in the system, and weighted them … Continue reading

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