Category Archives: 2012 MLB Draft

Yankees 2012 draft picks signing tracker

Update: All draft picks have to be signed by today, July 13, at 5:00 p.m. EST except for college seniors. Update: The Yankees have officially locked up 2nd round pick Peter O'Brien to a below slot deal which saved them some money for their 18th round pick, Brady Lail, who signed for $225K. Ty Hensley and Robert Refsnyder are ...

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Yankees 2012 40th round draft pick: Sherman Lacrus

With the second to last pick of the draft, the Yankees 39th round pick, they selected Sherman Lacrus, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound outfielder out of Western Oklahoma State Junior College. Sherman, 18, is coming off a very good year at JUCO. In 39 games he hit .373/.476/.695/1.171 with nine homers. He's not just an outfield as he ...

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Yankees 2012 39th round draft pick: Bo Decker

With their 39th round pick of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Bo Decker, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound outfielder out of East Ridge High School in Florida. This 19-year-old pitches and plays the outfield and is said to be an exceptional athlete who plays good defense. He had the second highest batting average in the ...

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Yankees 2012 38th round draft pick: David Thompson

With their 38th round pick of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected David Thompson, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound outfielder out of Westminster Christian High School in Florida. ESPNHS called this 18-year-old the state home run king of Florida. Some mock drafts actually had him go very high, but the fact that he's a two ...

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Yankees 2012 37th round draft pick: Charles Basford

With their 37th round pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Charles Basford, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound right handed pitcher out of Samford University in Alabama. Initially the 21-year-old senior wanted to go to Mississippi State out of high school but instead he went to Pensacola Junior College and then Samford. Teammates with 33rd ...

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Yankees 2012 36th round draft pick: Dalton Smith

With their 36th round pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Dalton Smith, a 6-foot-3, 205-pound catcher out of University City High School in Califorinia. Still 17-years-old for a little while, Smith is the second youngest player drafted by the Yankees so far. He not only caught in high school, but he ...

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Yankees 2012 35th round draft pick: Kyle Farmer

With their 35th round draft pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Kyle Farmer, a 6-foot, 191-pound shortstop out of Georgia. Farmer is a 21-year-old junior who hit .302/.337/.453 in 56 games this season and has a .313 average with 15 homers and 124 RBI in 160 career games at Georgia.. He's ...

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Yankees 2012 34th round draft pick: Eric Erickson

With their 34th round pick of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Eric Erickson, a 6-foot, 188-pound left handed pitcher out of the University of Miami. Erickson is a sixth year grad student who is already 24-years-old. He was actually drafted out of high school by the Yankees, who he said was his favorite ...

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