Category Archives: Prospect Rankings

2013 Yankees Top 6 Shortstop Prospects

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The Yankees had a serious infusion of shortstop talent in 2013. Last year at this time five out of the six people on this list were either injured or not with the organization. Better yet, even Cito Culver, the second best shortstop in the organization now, was not worth mentioning at this time last year. ...

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2013 Yankees Top 7 Second Base Prospects

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The Yankees have had solid depth at second base for a few years now. David Adams and Corban Joseph have served as the cornerstone of that depth. Now that Adams has had significant time in the majors and Corban Joseph suffered from an injured, ineffective 2013, the prospect landscape has changed a bit for the ...

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Yankees 2013 Top 5 First Base Prospects

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The Yankees don't have much depth at first base but that is beginning to change. First base is also one of those positions where players end up if they can't field anywhere else. You often won't see good players at first base in an organization until they have failed at other positions. There aren't too ...

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Yankees Top Five Third Base Prospects

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Third base has been a weak spot for the past few years for the Yankees. They haven't had much in the way of prospects and there isn't much help on the way at the higher levels. Through the draft and international signings, however, the Yankees have started to develop some depth at the lower levels. ...

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Yankees Top Five Catching Prospects

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This isn't a difficult list to make, but there are some really intriguing names on the list. Keep in mind Romine is not qualified because he played in the major leagues this year. He would probably rank fifth on this list if he was eligible. Catching has been an area of great depth for quite ...

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Top 10 Yankees Pitching Prospects

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1. Rafael DePaula: “RDP” RHP, 6-foot-3, 212-pounds, 21 – Looking forward to seeing what this guy can do now that he finally has a full season under his belt. He tired towards the end of the year last year but that was most likely because he had never come close to throwing that amount of ...

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2013 Pre-Draft Top 50 Yankees prospects

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A lot has changed since the beginning of the season in prospect land. At the same time, half of a season isn't enough to shun a prospect, especially those who are having their first foray into the ever difficult task of tackling Double-A. In most cases, rankings have not changed much unless something about the ...

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BBDP Top 50 prospects: Preseason Edition

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This post is a little bit redundant because not much has changed since the 2012 post season top 50 was released back in September. Some things have changed since then and it's time to take a step back and re-evaluate the rankings from September. It's also a good time to alter the rankings based on ...

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