Daily Archives: June 8, 2015

Yankees draft SS Kyle Holder

The last time the Yankees drafted a shortstop, it was Cito Culver back in 2010. Not only did the Yankees draft a pitcher in the first round of tonight’s draft, they also drafted a shortstop. With the 30th overall pick, … Continue reading

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Yankees draft RHP James Kaprielian

Last year, the Yankees drafted Jacob Lindgren with their first pick on MLB Draft night. Tonight, the Yankees went a familiar route and drafted a pitcher in college, with hopes like Lindgren, he’ll make a fast-track to the Majors. With … Continue reading

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Notable Yankees first round picks that didn’t pan out

While some first round draft picks made Hall-of-Fame contributions to the organization–Derek Jeter and Thurman Munson for example–there have also been draft picks that didn’t exactly pan out for the organization. Here are a few notable first round picks that … Continue reading

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Who’s hot on the farm? June 8th edition

I would be remiss not to mention this, but several Yankees prospects have made their debuts recently for the big league team. Slade Heathcott, Ramon Flores, Jose Pirela, and Jacob Lindgren all had opportunities with the Yankees. Pirela hit his … Continue reading

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