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Category Archives: Prospect Profiles
Background Zachary Slade Heathcott, 20, is a left handed centerfielder listed at 6-1 and 190-pounds. He was born in Texarkana, Arkansas on September 28, 1990. He was drafted in the first round, 29th overall, in the 2009 amateur draft. At the time he was drafted there were whispers about character issues, but those appear to have ...
Background Hector Noesi, 24-years-old in 10 days, is listed at 6-2 and 175-pounds. He was born in Esperanza, Dominican Republic and signed with the Yankees as an international free agent in 2004. Pro Career Noesi started where most Dominican players start, in the Dominican Summer League where he went 5-3 with a 1.60 ERA. He made his ...
Background Austin Romine, 22, is a catcher listed at 6'1" and 195 lbs. Born in Lake Forest, California, he was drafted in the second round of the 2007 amateur draft out of El Toro High School. Romine was named the Florida State League Player of the Year in 2009 and participated in the All-Star Futures Game ...
Background Manny Banuelos or Manuel Banuelos, 19, is a 5'10" 155 lbs. lefty who was born in Monterrey, Mexico. He was signed, along with Alfredo Aceves out of Mexico in 2008 for $450,000. Pro Career After signing with the Yankees Banuelos got his first taste of American pro action in the Gulf Coast League (Rookie-Ball) playing ...
Background Gary Sanchez, 18, was signed back in June 2009 out of the Dominican Republic. He is listed at 6'2" and 195 lbs., he was signed for $3 million which is a lot compared to the $1.6 million the Yankees gave fellow catching prospect Jesus Montero in 2006. Sanchez immediately made some of the Yankees ...
Brandon Laird wasn't a standout when the Yankees drafted him in the 27th round of the 2007 draft. The 6'1" 215 lbs. 23-year-old is on their radar now as he's knocking on the door of the major leagues. He started in the Yankees system as a 19-year-old in the Gulf Coast League and opened some ...
A year ago Dellin Betances had trouble making anybody's prospects list. Today he's no. 3 on Baseball America's Yankees prospects lists and probably less than a year away from his major league debut. Yes, 2010 was a great year for Betances. Betances, 6'8" and 22-years-old, he has already had to deal with quite a few injuries ...
The New York Yankees considered themselves fortunate when they drafted the 6’10″ right-handed pitcher Andrew Brackman in the first round of the 2007 draft. He was expected to go much higher, but injury concerns caused him to fall to 30th overall. He immediately had elbow surgery and didn’t pitch until 2009 in Low-A. That season ...