Category Archives: Prospect Rankings

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

Ramon Flores

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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2014 Midseason top 50 Yankees prospects

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This season the post draft top 50 prospects is no different than any other year. The only difference is that the Yankees acquired far more talent in the international free agent (IFA) market this year than in the draft. Unfortunately we do not have enough information on the new IFA signings to include them in ...

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Yankees 2014 Preseason top 50 prospects

Manny Banuelos

It's that time of year again! Here's BBD's top 50 prospects. It's one of the deepest lists I've ever had the privilege of making for this team. Rather than making up an arbitrary amount of innings or service time, anything more than a September call-up makes you ineligible for this list. One important caveat. I am ...

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Up and comers in the Yankees’ system

Matt Snyder

As a preview to my top 50 list here are some of the guys who are on the outside looking in. Each failed to make the list for a different reason. Many of these guys have yet to play in the United States and thus are not eligible for my list yet. They are players ...

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Prospect Park: Shane Greene

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Name: Shane Greene Age: 25 Position: RHP Draft: 15th round of the 2009 draft out of Daytona Beach Community College Size: 6-foot-3, 200-pounds Fastball: 92-95 mph Other Pitches: Slider, Change BBDP Rank: 33 Twitter: ShaneG96 Shane Greene has always been the guy with great stuff but has never able to put it together into a successful season. Always... until last year. Most felt that ...

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Prospect Park: Dan Camarena

Dan Camarena

The Basics: Name: Dan Camarena Age: 21 Position: LHP Draft: 20th round of the 2011 draft out of San Diego, CA Size: 6-foot-0, 200-pounds Fastball: 89-92 mph Other Pitches: Curve, Change, Slider BBDP Rank: 27 Dan Camarena can be basically be summed up as a pitcher in two words. Advanced pitchability. He's one of the rare prospects who has such plus secondary offerings that ...

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2013 Yankees Top 15 Outfield Prospects

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Over the past few years the Yankees have been able to accumulate outfielders in their system who could have a major league future. In addition to what they already have in their system, they will have more talent coming over from the DSL next year. They also recently signed one of the best Latin American ...

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