Author Archives: Greg Corcoran

The 2015 Yankees: Better or worse than yesteryear?

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Brian Cashman and the Yankees have made a flurry of moves recently, including trades and free agent signings. It’s clear that the Yankees are trying to get younger, and in the process hopefully better. Now that the dust has settled on these moves, it’s time to take a step back and see if Cashman and ...

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2014 BBDP Not top 50

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Here's a list of the twenty guys who easily could have been in the top 50, but just missed the list. At the end of the list are the next 30 guys, who could bring themselves into top 50 discussion in short order if things go well this season. Again the depth is really good ...

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Yankees top 50 prospects: 2014 postseason edition

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2014, as previously mentioned, was a big year for the Yankees’ farm. A few players stepped into the prospect limelight, including Luis Severino and Aaron Judge. After the Arizona fall league, I think Greg Bird can be included in that discussion as well. The Yankees made a huge splash internationally which should provide a major ...

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2015 Minor League roster predictions

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Here’s my best shot at what the rosters will look like next year. The major caveat here is that injuries will happen and I will inevitably be wrong in quite a few spots here. There will also be the minor league free agents the Yankees sign, and whatever International Free Agents the Yankees can get ...

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BBPD: Top 15 Starting Pitchers

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This was a big year for homegrown Yankees pitchers. Adam Warren cemented himself as a late inning reliever, and Dellin Betances broke out as a potential future closer and one of the best relievers in the league. Vidal Nuno was included in a trade for McCarthy, who was huge for the Yankees in the second ...

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BBDP Yankees Top 15 Minor League Outfielders

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It’s been a big year for Yankees minor league outfielders. Tyler Austin finally turned it around, Aaron Judge emerged as a force, and Jake Cave became a household name for prospect enthusiasts. As with any year, there were some regressions, and a few guys who increased their stock. Overall the outfield is becoming a deep ...

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BBDP: Yankees top six third base prospects

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After reviewing the third base prospects in this system, it appears this isn’t the strongest position for the Yankees’ farm. That could change rather quickly, as the international free agent crop from this year contains a few big name third basemen, but for now the pickings are slim. There is still strength at the top ...

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BBDP Yankees top seven shortstop prospects

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The Yankees don’t have much in terms of promising shortstops at the upper levels, but they have more at the lower levels than I can ever remember in the past. This young group is extremely promising, and has tools galore. Only time will tell who will sink or swim amongst this group. 1. Jorge Mateo – ...

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