Category Archives: 2011 MLB Draft

Prospect Park: Dan Camarena

Dan Camarena

The Basics: Name: Dan Camarena Age: 21 Position: LHP Draft: 20th round of the 2011 draft out of San Diego, CA Size: 6-foot-0, 200-pounds Fastball: 89-92 mph Other Pitches: Curve, Change, Slider BBDP Rank: 27 Dan Camarena can be basically be summed up as a pitcher in two words. Advanced pitchability. He's one of the rare prospects who has such plus secondary offerings that ...

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Unsigned draftees: What happens to them?

Jonathan Gray

Tonight I was bored so I did a quick "where are they now?" of the unsigned 2010-2012 draft picks. By and large, the guys who went unsigned are either still out of baseball or have since been drafted by another team and haven't done anything impressive so far. There are six exceptions to that. Let me ...

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Prospect Park: Bubba Jones

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The Basics: Name: Bubba Jones Position: 1B Handedness: Bats left, throws right handed Age: 21 Drafted: 2011 in the 7th round Size: 6-foot-1, 205-pounds Best Tool: Power BBDP Rank: Unranked Twitter: @ItsBubbaJones Bubba Jones was drafted in 2011 with high expectations as a high schooler in the seventh round. The Yankees were able to snatch him away from the University of Arizona and sign him. ...

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Prospect Park: Joey Maher

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The Basics: Name: Joey Maher Position: SP Handedness: Right handed Age: 21 Draft: 2011, 38th round out of New Hampshire Size: 6-foot-5, 200-pounds Best Tool: Sinker BBDP Rank: 38 When you draft a player in the 38th round there are not much in the way of expectations for that player. In the end, you're pretty happy if they become organizational filler that stays in ...

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Six years of Yankees drafts

Damon Oppenheimer

Below is a list of all of the players the Yankees have signed over the past six years (with the exception of 2013 because it means nothing so far). In parenthesis is the round they were drafted in and the highest level they played at this season. A few things strike me about this list. First ...

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Yankees 2011 7th Round Pick: Austin Jones

With their 7th pick in the draft, the Yankees popped Austin Jones or Bubba Jones as he's normally called. Jones is 6-1, 210-pounds, left handed hitting 18-year-old with power out of Edmonds-Woodway high school in Washington. He played catcher, first, and some outfield in high school, but was drafted as a first baseman by the Yankees. He ...

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Yankees 2011 6th Round Draft Pick: Jake Cave

With their 6th pick in the draft the Yankees selected a 6-1, 180-pound left handed hitting center fielder in Jake Cave out of Kecoughtan high school. Cave can also hit up to 91 mph on the mound. He has a verbal commitment to LSU. Cave hit .594 with 16 extra-base hits and an OBP of .725. ...

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Yankees 2011 5th Round Draft Pick: Greg Bird

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With their 5th pick in the draft the Yankees took another high schooler, Greg Bird. Listed at 6-4 and 205-pounds, Bird played mostly first base in school, but was taken as a catcher in the draft. He's a left hand hitter with a good bat and power. He is committed to Arkansas. Bird is an extremely ...

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