Category Archives: Prospect Profiles

Yankees Prospect Profile: Angelo Gumbs

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Another scouting profile brought to you by Dayne Huber. It's his first crack at a position player, and he did a great job with it. Check it out. The Yankees 2010 second round draft pick was a surprise pick and many scouts and talent evaluators considered it a reach. Angelo Gumbs was just 17 at the ...

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Yankees Scouting Profile: Bryan Mitchell

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Bryan Mitchell was drafted in the 16th round of the 2009 draft as an 18 year old high school pitcher. When he was first drafted few thought he would ever be an elite prospect. He began to change some minds when coaches and scouts were able to get a closer look and it started to ...

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Scouting Profile: Evan Rutckyj

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BBDP Nickname: "Rutzkrieg" Evan Rutckyj (pronounced ROOT-ski) recently made his debut for the Charleston River Dogs, his first start in full season ball. Most people have never heard of this tall, Canadian born left handed pitcher. If Extended Spring Training was any indication, however, people will know who he is by the end of this season. ...

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Yankees scouting profile: Jose Ramirez

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Jose Ramirez is often remembered as the reason the Yankees were so willing to part ways with Arodys Vizcaino in the trade for Javier Vazquez (still bitter about that one). In 2010 it looked like the Yankees gave the Braves the wrong prospect, as Ramirez hit a wall and Vizcaino shot up the prospect rankings. ...

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Yankees Prospect Profile: OF Melky Mesa

Background Melquisedec or Melky Mesa, 24, is a right handed hitting outfielder listed at 6-1 and 165-pounds. He was born in Bajos de Haina in the Dominican Republic and was signed by the Yankees on July 2, 2003. Pro Career Mesa started his pro career in the Dominican Summer League in 2004. In his first year he ...

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Yankees Prospect Profile: RHP D.J. Mitchell

Background William Douglas Mitchell, or D.J. Mitchell, 23, is a right handed pitcher listed at 6-2 and 165-pounds. He was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he went to North Forsyth High School. He was actually a center fielder in high school and did not pitch. After graduating Mitchell went to Clemson University his freshman year ...

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Yankees Prospect Profiles: SS Cito Culver

Background Christopher Culver, or Cito Culver, 18, is a switch hitting shortstop listed at 6-0 and 185-pounds. He was born and raised in Rochester, New York where he went to Irondequoit High School. As a senior Culver hit .561 with 10 doubles, five triples, nine homers, 38 RBI's, and 20 walks in just 22 games. Culver ...

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Read Our Yankees Prospect Profiles

Be sure to read our prospect profiles. There are 19 of them so far (Cito Culver is scheduled to be published later today) and I plan on doing at least 10-20 more. So don't fall behind on your Yankees prospects. Jose Ramirez, RHP J. R. Murphy, C Graham Stoneburner, RHP Bradley Suttle, 3B/1B Brett Marshall, RHP Corban Joseph, 2B/3B David Phelps, RHP David ...

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