Category Archives: Prospect Profiles

2014 Breakout Candidate: Abiatal Avelino

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The Basics: Name: Abiatal Avelino Position: SS Handedness: Bats and throws right handed Age: 18 Signed: 2012 for $300,000 out of the Dominican Republic Size: 5-foot-11, 186-pounds Best Tool: Defense, contact BBDP Rank: 12 Abiatal Avelino is a great example of a top notch signing for the Yankees at a minimal cost. To spend $300,000 on a player of Avelino's caliber is highway robbery. ...

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Prospect Park: Joey Maher

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The Basics: Name: Joey Maher Position: SP Handedness: Right handed Age: 21 Draft: 2011, 38th round out of New Hampshire Size: 6-foot-5, 200-pounds Best Tool: Sinker BBDP Rank: 38 When you draft a player in the 38th round there are not much in the way of expectations for that player. In the end, you're pretty happy if they become organizational filler that stays in ...

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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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2014 Breakout Candidate: Brady Lail

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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

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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

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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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