Category Archives: Prospect Rankings

BBDP: Yankees top six third base prospects

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After reviewing the third base prospects in this system, it appears this isn’t the strongest position for the Yankees’ farm. That could change rather quickly, as the international free agent crop from this year contains a few big name third basemen, but for now the pickings are slim. There is still strength at the top ...

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BBDP Yankees top seven shortstop prospects

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The Yankees don’t have much in terms of promising shortstops at the upper levels, but they have more at the lower levels than I can ever remember in the past. This young group is extremely promising, and has tools galore. Only time will tell who will sink or swim amongst this group. 1. Jorge Mateo – ...

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BBDP Yankees top seven second basemen

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With the emergence of Robert Refsnyder, the second base crop had a major boost this season, but that was just the beginning. Jose Pirela had a career year and Ty McFarland emerged as a great second baseman at 10th round value. Junior Valera came over from the DSL and performed well, and Bryan Cuevas hit ...

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BBDP: Yankees Top Five Catching Prospects

luis torrens

The catching landscape has certainly changed in the Yankees' minor leagues. They don't have quite the same depth, but there's still a lot of promise at the top. The depth for the major league team is really good. They have Cervelli as the back up, and JR Murphy and Romine behind him. All are serviceable ...

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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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