Category Archives: 2012 MLB Draft

Prospect Park: Peter O’Brien

Peter O'Brien

The Basics: Name: Peter O'Brien Position: C, 3B Handedness: Bats and throws right handed Age: 22 Draft: 2nd round in the 2012 MLB draft. Size: 6-foot-3, 215-pounds Best Tool: Power BBDP Rank: 15 Video Drafted out of the University of Miami in the second round, expectations were high for Peter O'Brien going into the 2012 season. O'Brien didn't quite live up to expectations his first ...

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Prospect Profile: Dietrich Enns

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The Basics: Name: Dietrich Enns Position: SP Handedness: Lefty Age: 22 Draft: 2012, 19th round out of Central Michigan University Size: 6-foot-1, 195-pounds Best Tool: Sinker BBDP Rank: unranked Twitter: @DietrichEnns If I told you the Yankees had a left handed pitcher in their system who just this year struck out 112 batters in 82.2 innings, and had a 2.94 ERA, would you believe me? ...

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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 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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