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A month ago I discussed the possibility that the Yankees would abandon the austerity budget plan and continue to spend more than $189 million in 2014. Turns out the Yankees are in fact no longer serious about that goal. Per Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, no one within the organization ever really felt this was possible. ...
With all of the high profile outfielders and major league close players in the Yankees system, it might shock you that the player in the system with the greatest power potential is a first baseman who just began his full season career in Low-A. Greg Bird, the 6-foot-3 first baseman, began his career with the ...
BBD MVP: Dellin Betance: 7.0 IP, 7 K, ER, 2 BB Triple-A RailRiders: W 2-1 vs Columbus. W: Betances (1-2), S: Claiborne (2). They beat Dice-K in this one, although it wasn't because of the bats. Corban Joseph: 1/4, 2B (.294) Zoilo Almonte: 0/2, BB, K (.263) Dan Johnson: 1/1, R, HR (1), 2 RBI, BB (.184) David Adams: 0/3, ...
BBD MVP: Rafael DePaula: 5 IP, 10 K, 0 ER. Triple-A RailRiders: W 5-1 vs Syracuse. W: Nuno (2-0) Corban "CoJo" Joseph: 2/5, R, 2B, RBI (.317) On an absolute tear. Hit two homeruns in the double header yesterday. 15 for his last 39 (.385/.442) with three homeruns. Beastly. Melky Mesa: 0/4, K (.254) Zoilo "Zee" Almonte: 1/3, 2B, ...
BBDP MVP: Vidal Nuno - 6.0 IP, 0 ER, 8 K. Triple-A RailRiders: W 10-1 vs. Rochester. W: Nuno (1-0) Corban "CoJo" Joseph: 3/5, 2 R, 2B, HR (1), 2 RBI (.257) David Adams: 2/5, 2 R (.261) Zoilo "Zee" Almonte: 4/4, 2 R, HR (1), 3 RBI, BB (.355) Nice explosion there. Austin "BRomine" Romine: 3/3 (.417) Left the ...
I was lucky enough to get a phone interview with Ben Gamel. Ben is the brother of major leaguer Mat Gamel. He had a solid 2012 season, batting .306/.342/.394/.737 on the season with two home runs, 19 stolen bases, and 61 RBI. This is his fourth season since signing with the Yankees, and he has ...
BBDP MVP: Zach Nuding: 6 IP, 7 K, 1 ER Trenton: W 6-5 vs Richmond. W: Hall (2-0) Slade Heathcott: 3/5, 2 R, 2 RBI, BB, SB (1) (.241) Big game for Slade, scored the game winning run. Ramon "Ray-Flo" Flores: 2/5, RBI, K, RBI, (.235) Game winning RBI sacrifice fly. Tyler Austin: 0/5, K (.194) JR Murphy: 1/5, RBI, ...
Double-A Trenton: L 3-6 vs New Hampshire. L: Turley (0-1) Ramon "Ray-Flo" Flores: 2/4, R, 2B, BB (.214) Jose Pirela: 2/5 (.200) Tyler Austin: 0/4, BB, 3 BB (.231) Kyle "K-Roll" Roller: 2/5, R, RBI, K (.300) Rob "Seggy" Segedin: 1/5, 2 K (.286) Nik Turley: 6.0 IP, 10 H, 5 ER, BB, 4 K, HR (9.35 ERA) Not off to ...
BBDP MVP: Cesar Vargas - 5.0 IP, 6 K, 0 ER Triple-A RailRiders: L 9-4 vs Pawtucket. L: Romanski (0-1) David Adams: 0/4, BB, 3 K (.222) Corban Joseph: 1/5, 2 K (.300) Zoilo Almonte: 1/4, R, BB, K (.125) Melky Mesa: 1/2, R, 2 BB, SB (1), CS (1), K (.250) Cody Johnson: 1/3, R, BB, K (.286) Austin "Bromine" Romine: ...
Just for fun, I am going to play out a fantastical scenario on paper since I am a confessed prospect hugger. As of right now, in 2016 there will only be three players left on the roster that are not former Yankees farm hands. Those three are Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and CC Sabathia. If Hal ...