Category Archives: 2013 MLB Draft

Yankees 2013 23rd round draft pick: Alex Polanco

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23rd Round, 704th Overall: Alex Polanco, RHP, Western Oklahoma State, Year: J1, Bats: Right, Throws: Right, 6-foot-4, 230-pounds A local kid, and Yankees fan growing up, from Pennsauken, NJ. He appeared in five games this season, starting three of them and had a 1.59 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 11.1 innings. He's got the beginnings of four ...

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Yankees 2013 28th round draft pick: Trent Garrison

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28th Round, 854th Overall: Trent Garrison, C, Fresno State, Year: 5S, Bats: Left, Throws: Right, 6-foot, 190-pounds Garrison is a catcher that can also play a little first base (although he doesn't have the power to be considered a first baseman long-term). He hit .280/.330/.347 in 52 games this season. He sat out most of his ...

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Yankees 2013 22nd round draft pick: Derek Toadvine

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22nd Round, 674th Overall: Derek Toadvine, 2B, Kent State, Year: JR, Bats: Right, Throws: Right, 5-foot-10, 175-pounds D-Toad hit .297/.382/.339 with seven extra-base hits and 29 stolen bases in 239 at bats. He also had 26 walks and 50 strikeouts. So he's a typical little second baseman. He's quick, will steal some bags, has decent patience at ...

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Yankees 2013 21st round draft pick: Ethan Carnes

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21st Round, 644th Overall: Ethan Carnes, LHP, Oklahoma, Year: JR, Bats: Left, Throws: Left, 6-foot-4, 205-pounds An excerpt from Crimson and Cream Machine: Left-handed junior pitcher Ethan Carnes showed some serious potential at Howard College. In 2012 he posted a 6-1 record, as a starter, with a 3.81 ERA. He struck out 61 batters, opposed to 22 ...

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Yankees 2013 37th round draft pick: Joshua Pettitte

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37th Round, 1124th Overall: Joshua Pettitte, RHP, Deer Park HS (TX), Bats: Right, Throws: Right, 6-foot-1, 190-pounds Josh Pettitte had a 11-0 record with a 0.65 ERA and 105 strikeouts in 79 innings this season. His velocity improved from 83 mph as a junior to 90 mph as a senior. It doesn't sound like the Yankees ...

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Yankees 2013 26th round draft pick: Cal Quantrill

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26th Round, 794th Overall: Cal Quantrill, RHP, Trinity College School, Year: HS, Bats: Left, Throws: Right, 6-foot-3, 175-pounds Baseball America's report: Quantrill has as much polish as any pitcher in the draft, no surprise for the son of former big league pitcher Paul, who spent 14 years in the big leagues. With the Canadian junior national team, ...

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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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