Category Archives: 2014 MLB Draft

BBDP: Yankees top six third base prospects

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After reviewing the third base prospects in this system, it appears this isn’t the strongest position for the Yankees’ farm. That could change rather quickly, as the international free agent crop from this year contains a few big name third basemen, but for now the pickings are slim. There is still strength at the top ...

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BBDP Yankees top seven shortstop prospects

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The Yankees don’t have much in terms of promising shortstops at the upper levels, but they have more at the lower levels than I can ever remember in the past. This young group is extremely promising, and has tools galore. Only time will tell who will sink or swim amongst this group. 1. Jorge Mateo – ...

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BBDP Yankees top seven second basemen

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With the emergence of Robert Refsnyder, the second base crop had a major boost this season, but that was just the beginning. Jose Pirela had a career year and Ty McFarland emerged as a great second baseman at 10th round value. Junior Valera came over from the DSL and performed well, and Bryan Cuevas hit ...

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BBDP: Top 5 Yankees first base prospects

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1. Greg Bird – 6-foot-3, 215-pounds, LHB, 1B, 21 – He’s already hitting well in Double-A at the age of just 21, and he’s hitting for power too. He’s one of the best first base prospects in the minors right now. He’s OPSing at .848 this year despite missing significant time. His numbers are right ...

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The not top 50 Yankees prospects, midseason edition

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After making the 2014 top 50 prospect list this season I had a few names in mind who were either close to making the list and just got edged off, or are talented enough that they could easily be on this list by the end of the year. Here are 20 guys who could easily ...

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Yankees officially sign No. 1 draft pick Jacob Lindgren

Ladies and gentlemen, Jacob Lindgren is now a New York Yankee. The New York Yankees announced today they officially signed their number one draft pick from the 2014 MLB Draft, LHP Jacob Lindgren. In addition to Lindgren, the Yankees also signed six more of their draftees this afternoon: 1) RHP Austin DeCarr 2) RHP Jordan Foley 3) RHP Jonathan ...

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Yankees officially sign nine 2014 Draft picks

The New York Yankees have officially announced they have signed nine of their picks from the 2014 MLB Draft. Those players are: -- 2B Ty MacFarland (Round 10) -- RHP Matthew Borens (Round 11) -- 1B Bo Thompson (Round 13) -- RHP Joe Harvey (Round 19) -- C Colin Slaybaugh (Round 26) -- OF Griffin Gordon (Roind 27) -- RHP Matt Wotherspoon ...

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Yankees draft picks from Day 3 of MLB Draft

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Today is the third and final day of the 2014 MLB Draft, but it doesn't mean the Yankees are done drafting talent. Since these picks are late in the order, there's not much information on them, but you never know when you can find a gem. Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada were drafted in the ...

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