Category Archives: 2012 MLB Draft

Yankees 2012 18th round draft pick: Brady Lail

With their 18th round pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Brady Lail, a 6-foot-2, 170-pound right handed pitcher out of Bingham High School in Utah. Lail is young, just 18-years-old, and is quite projectable. His fastball sits in the upper 80's, topping out at 91 mph now, but once he fills ...

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Yankees 2012 30th round draft pick: Raph Rhymes

With their 30th round pick in the 2012 First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Raphael Rhymes, a 6-foot, 190-pound outfielder out of LSU. This 22-year-old, SEC Player of the Year, led the nation in hitting with a  .452/.510/.557 line to go with four home runs. He initially didn't make the LSU team as a freshman, he ...

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Yankees 2012 29th round draft pick: Jose Diaz

With their 29th round pick of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Jose Diaz, a 6-foot-1, 178-pound left handed pitcher out of the Advantage Learning Institute High School. Diaz is a projectable 17-year-old out of Puerto Rico with a commitment to Central Arizona Community College. The youngest player the Yankees have taken in ...

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Yankees 2012 28th round draft pick: D.J. Stewart

With their 28th round pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Demetrius Stewart, a 6-foot, 215-pound outfielder out of The Bolles High School in Florida. Another sign-ability guy, the 18-year-old is a two-sport player who also plays football. He's got a running back's frame which gives him plenty of power. He's also ...

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Yankees 2012 27th round draft pick: Danny Oh

With their 27th round pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Daniel Oh, a 6-foot, 190-pound outfielder out of UC Berkeley. Oh, a 22-year-old college senior, had a nice bounce back season this year after a rough junior campaign. Last season his average dropped to .209 over 32 games, but in 2012 ...

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Yankees 2012 26th round draft pick: Charlie Haslup

With their 26th round draft pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Charles Haslup, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound right handed pitcher out of the University of Maryland College Park. The 20-year-old Haslup is extremely skinny (200-pounds is by far the heaviest he's listed anywhere), but has a build where he has potential to ...

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Yankees 2012 25th round draft pick: Ty Moore

With their 25th round pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Ty Moore, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound outfielder out of Mater Dei High School in California. The third sign-ability case in a row. The 18-year-old Moore is all about hitting. His swing sounds a bit long with too much movement in his stance, but ...

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Yankees 2012 24th round draft pick: Jose Mesa Jr.

With their 24th round pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Jose Mesa Jr., a 6-foot-4, 215-pound right handed pitcher out of Charles Flanagan High School in Florida. This 18-year-old is the son of former Major Leaguer Jose Mesa and is another sign-ability case. From what it sounds like, Mesa expected to ...

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