Category Archives: BBDP

2014 Breakout Candidate: Brady Lail

Brady Lail

The Basics: BBDP Nickname: Brail Name: Brady Lail Age: 20 Draft: 2012 18th round pick out of South Jordan, Utah Size: 6-foot-2, 195-pounds Fastball: 94 mph Other Pitchers: Fastball, Curveball, Change up BBDP Ranking: 35 Position: RHP Twitter: blail3 Fun Fact: Lail has a tattoo that says "Success stops when you do." Drafted in the 18th round of the 2012 draft, Brady Lail is yet another late ...

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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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2014 Breakout Candidate: Rookie Davis

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The Basics: Name: Rookie Davis Age: 20 Draft: 2011 14th round pick out of Dixon High School in Holly Ridge, NC Size: 6-foot-3, 235-pounds Fastball: 95 mph Other Pitchers: Fastball, Curve, Change BBDP Ranking: 17 Position: RHP The 2011 draft's lot of starting pitchers looks better and better with each passing year. The Yankees were able to draft and sign Jordan Cote, Dan Camarena, ...

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2014 Breakout Candidate: Cito Culver

Cito Culver

The Basics: Name: Cito Culver Position: SS Handedness: Bats right, throws right handed. Age: 21 Draft: 2010 first round draft pick from Rochester, NY Size: 6-foot-0, 190-pounds Best Tool: Defense BBDP Rank: 24 Since the day he was drafted, Cito Culver has been a divisive player amongst prospect fans and followers. The reason for that is not because of anything he has done wrong, ...

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Prospect Park: Jordan Cote

Jordan Cote

The Basics: BBDP Nickname: JoCo Name: Jordan Cote Age: 21 Draft: 2011 3rd round pick out of Northfield, NH Size: 6-foot-5, 215-pounds Fastball: 92 mph Other Pitchers: Fastball, Slider, Changeup BBDP Ranking: 39 Position: RHP When Jordan Cote was signed in the third round in the 2011 draft, the Yankees saw him as a long term project. At the time, he was sitting anywhere between ...

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Prospect Park: Jake Cave

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The Basics: Name: Jake Cave Position: CF Handedness: Bats and throws Left-handed Age: 20 Draft: 2011 6th round pick out of Hampton, VA Size: 6-foot-0, 180-pounds Best Tool: Hit tool, defense BBDP Rank: 50 In the year before being drafted, Jake Cave had a phenomenal high school season. He had success as both a pitcher and an outfielder. In his senior season he hit ...

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2014 Breakout Candidate: Caleb Smith

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The Basics: Name: Caleb Smith Age: 22 Draft: 2013 14th round pick out of Sam Houston State Size: 6-foot-3, 180-pounds Fastball: 95 mph Other Pitchers: Slider, Changeup BBDP Ranking: 48 Position: LHP Born and raised in Huntsville, Texas, Caleb Smith has been in Texas most of his life. He attended college at Sam Houston State University, where he was a starting pitcher. This past ...

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Poll: Who would you like to know more about?

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I'm going to start pumping out some prospect profiles, and I need your help. Who would you like to know more about? Please respond in the comments section and I will do my best to do prospect profiles on those players with scouting reports etc. Here are some possible suggestions, but I'm open to anything. Given ...

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