Category Archives: 2013 MLB Draft

Yankees 2013 20th round draft pick: Drew Bridges

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20th Round, 614th Overall: Drew Bridges, 3B, Carthage HS, Bats: Left, Throws: Right, 6-foot-4, 230-pounds Baseball America's report: Bridges earns Brett Wallace comparisons because he's a big-bodied left handed hitter who can produce for average and might have interesting power if he adds loft to his swing. That parallel comes with good and bad, because Wallace went ...

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Yankees 2013 19th round draft pick: Andrew Beresford

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19th Round, 584th Overall: Andrew Beresford, RHP, UNLV, Year: 5S, Bats: Right, Throws: Right, 6-foot-6, 200-pounds Beresford was the closer at UNLV as a fifth year senior. The reason he's so old (the oldest the Yankees drafted) was because he tore his UCL twice. He had Tommy John surgery once and then tore the UCL after ...

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Yankees 2013 18th round draft pick: Dustin Fowler

18th Round, 554th Overall: Dustin Fowler, CF, West Laurens HS, Bats: Left, Throws: Left, 6-foot, 185-pounds An athletic outfielder with a "natural, pure swing". He's said to have an average arm, average speed. He's committed to Louisville.

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Yankees 2013 17th round draft pick: Hever Bueno

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17th Round, 524th Overall: Hever Bueno, RHP, Westwood HS (AZ), Bats: Right, Throws: Right, 6-foot-1, 175-pounds A high school shortstop who also pitched and was named PItcher of the Year this season. The word on him is that he's grown a lot recently, but there isn't a lot on him other than that. He's only the ...

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Yankees 2013 16th round draft pick: Ryan Butler

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16th Round, 494th Overall: Ryan Butler, RHP, Central Piedmont CC, Year: J3, 6-foot-5, 230-pounds, Throws: Right, Bats: Right Butler is a huge kid who was set to attend Marshall before going to Central Piedmont. His father was drafted by the Angels in 1991 and played five seasons in the organization before retiring. Not a lot out ...

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Yankees 2013 15th round draft pick: Jordan Barnes

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15th Round, 464th Overall: Jordan Barnes, OF, Northwest Mississippi CC, Year: J1, Bats: Right, Throws: Right, 5-foot-10, 185-pounds Barnes worked out for the Yankees a little while before the draft and went 2-for-4 against Single-A pitchers. He hit .324/.475/.460 with a homer and 22 stolen bases in 48 games this year. So while he doesn't have a lot ...

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Yankees 2013 14th round draft pick: Caleb Smith

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14th Round, 434th Overall: Caleb Smith, LHP, Sam Houston State (TX), Year: JR, Bats: Right, Throws: Left, 6-foot-3, 200-pounds MLB.com's report: Smith entered the year as Sam Houston State's Friday night starter, but struggled under the weight of the expectations. Though he rebounded after being moved to the back of the rotation and improved as the season ...

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Yankees 2013 13th round draft pick: Cale Coshow

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13th Round, 404th Overall: Cale Coshow, RHP, Oklahoma Christian University, Year: JR, Bats: Right, Throws: Right, 6-foot-5, 260-pounds Baseball America's report: Along with projected early-round picks Jonathan Gray and Dillon Overton, Coshow was part of a banner Oklahoma recruiting class in 2010, but he never did much for the Sooners. He redshirted in 2011 and worked just ...

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