Category Archives: 2013 MLB Draft

2014 Breakout Candidate: Brandon Thomas

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Name: Brandon Thomas Position: CF Handedness: Throws RH, switch hitter Age: 22 Draft: 8th round in the 2013 MLB draft. Size: 6-foot-3, 180-pounds Best Tool: Power and speed combo BBDP Rank: unranked Every year the Yankees draft a few college seniors in the first 10 rounds of the draft. Sometimes, they are players like Robert Refsnyder and Peter O'Brien, who have a ton ...

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Prospect Profile: Eric Jagielo

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The Basics: Name: Eric Jagielo Position: 3B Handedness: Bats left handed, throws right handed Age: 21 Draft: 2013, 1st round, 26th pick out of Notre Dame Size: 6-foot-3, 215-pounds Best Tool: Power bat, patience BBDP Rank: 12 There has been a lot of buzz surrounding the Yankees first three picks in the 2013 draft, and with good reason. Eric Jagielo is a big part ...

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Prospect Park: Aaron Judge

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The Basics: Name: Aaron Judge Position: CF Handedness: Bats and throws right-handed Age: 21 Draft: 2013, 1st round, 32nd pick out of Fresno State Size: 6-foot-7 Best Tool: Power, Arm BBDP Rank: 18 The Yankees snuck away with three excellent first round draft picks this year. Aaron Judge is the only of the three who didn't play a single inning this season. He also ...

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Six years of Yankees drafts

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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 MLB Draft recap: rounds 11-30

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Continuing with last week's MLB Draft coverage, I posted info on the Yankees draftees from round 21 through 30. These players certainly aren't as exciting as the earlier picks, but there certainly could be some sleepers and there are a few signability cases. (Click their names to read their profiles). 11th Round, 344th Overall: Kendall Coleman, RF, ...

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Yankees 2013 30th round draft pick: Cody Thomas

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30th Round, 914th Overall: Cody Thomas, CF, Heritage HS (TX), Bats: Left, Throws: Right, 6-foot-5, 215-pounds Baseball America's report: Thomas has the classic right-field tools to go in the first five rounds, but his football commitment to Oklahoma makes him all but unsignable. A four-star quarterback recruit, he passed for 4,154 yards and 51 touchdowns last ...

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Yankees 2013 29th round draft pick: Charles White

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29th Round, 884th Overall: Charles White, CF, Maryland, Year: SO, , Bats: Left, Throws: Right, 5-foot-9, 175-pounds An excerpt from Across the John: The Report: White is a dynamic center fielder and has the ability to take over a game purely with his legs. Featuring plus speed, White finished top-5 in the nation with 39 stolen bases. He ...

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Yankees 2013 27th round draft pick: Dillon McNamara

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27th Round, 824th Overall: Dillon McNamara, RHP, Adelphi University, Year: SR, Bats: Right, Throws: Right, 6-foot-5, 220-pounds A Staten Island boy who went to Long Island for college and he's a senior. He and his family are all Yankees fans on top of that. If they can't sign him it's because they don't want to. He's got ...

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