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Yankees Prospects: The 2017 All Home Grown Yankees

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Last year I made a list of the “2016 All Home Grown Yankees,” and I had a lot of fun doing it. It’s going to be a yearly thing now. Just as a refresher, this is my prediction of the theoretical team the Yankees would put on the field if the front office decided to ...

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2014 Breakout Candidate: Abiatal Avelino

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The Basics: Name: Abiatal Avelino Position: SS Handedness: Bats and throws right handed Age: 18 Signed: 2012 for $300,000 out of the Dominican Republic Size: 5-foot-11, 186-pounds Best Tool: Defense, contact BBDP Rank: 12 Abiatal Avelino is a great example of a top notch signing for the Yankees at a minimal cost. To spend $300,000 on a player of Avelino's caliber is highway robbery. ...

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Top 10 DSL players who could come stateside in 2013


There have been whispers that the Yankees are likely to have another rookie league team for 2013. The GCL rosters are filled three ways. The amateur draft, the DSL, and miscellaneous signings.With that, the Dominican Summer League, which is where the Yankees keep their young international talent to develop them for baseball in the USA, ...

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