Author Archives: Greg Corcoran

Yankees Prospects: The 2017 All Home Grown Yankees

abiatal avelino

Last year I made a list of the “2016 All Home Grown Yankees,” and I had a lot of fun doing it. It’s going to be a yearly thing now. Just as a refresher, this is my prediction of the theoretical team the Yankees would put on the field if the front office decided to ...

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BBDP: Who’s hot Mid-May edition

greg bird

Triple-A Jose Pirela is 12 for his last 38 (.316) with a double, triple, and a homerun in his last 10 games. His OPS is .815 during that time. That brings his season total to .266/.287/.387/.674. He still has a long way to go, but he’s starting to heat up a bit. After what he did ...

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BBDP May 6th: Who’s hot now?

gary sanchez

A couple of weeks ago, BBDP highlighted the top performers on the Yankees farm. Things change rather rapidly in baseball and there’s a new list of players who have been on a hot streak for the past week or so. As is the tradition, the players will be featured starting from the highest level and ...

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Notes from watching two minor league games

kyle roller

Hey everyone, here is another column I have decided to start about the Yankees minor league players. I have been watching games on for quite some time now, and recently I have been writing down some of my observations. I figure people might be interested in some of the observations I have been able ...

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Yankees Prospects: Who’s off to a hot start?


Sorry I have been MIA for a while, life gets busy at this time of year for me and I have a lot of important things to catch up on. I’m getting married in less than a month and work has never been more busy for me. Anyway, enough with the excuses. I will be continuing ...

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Comparing the likely 25 man rosters of New York and Boston


Catcher Yankees: Brian McCann Red Sox: A.J. Pierzynski  A.J. Pierzynski has proven one thing over the years; for a catcher he can hit. Well, that’s not completely true, he has also proven that he is a less than adequate defensive catcher. Boston was in need of a catcher this offseason though and Pierzynski was available at the right ...

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MASH: Mason Williams, Tyler Austin, Gary Sanchez and Slade Heathcott


A few years back, Yankees fans coined the term Killer Bees to describe the Yankees top three prospects. All three were pitchers, Manny Banuelos, Dellin Betances, and Andrew Brackman. Brackman has since moved onto basketball, and two of the three Killer Bees are still in position to make an impact in the organization. Banuelos is ...

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Who can take the Yankees system from rags to riches?

Slade Heathcott

We've all heard it a thousand times and a thousand different ways. The Yankees system took a big step back in 2013. With pundits ranking the Yankees well into the lower third in baseball, the players in this sytem will have a lot to prove going into 2014. The precipitous fall in the Yankees system ...

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