Tag Archives: Andrew Brackman

6 Starting Pitchers the Yankees Could Call-Up from the Minors in 2011

As it stands right now the Yankees likely opening day rotation is CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, Phil Hughes, Ivan Nova and Sergio Mitre. It is pretty safe to say that is not what they imagined it would be when the 2010 season ended. They're probably still hoping that Andy Pettitte ...

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Yankees May Reluctantly Stand Pat with Current Rotation

The Yankees priority this offseason was "pitching, pitching, and pitching" according to their general manager Brian Cashman. But after losing out on their no. 1 target it sounds like Cashman has changed the plan to standing pat. "I'm not saying I want to do it," Cashman told Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York, "but I may ...

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Yankees Top 20 Prospects from John Sickels

It's that time of the year again. No not Christmas time. It's that time after the winter meetings and before spring training when so many publications come out with their Top Prospects lists. This one comes from John Sickels of SB Nation. This is a preliminary list that will ultimately be published in his 2011 Baseball ...

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Yankees Prospect Profile: Andrew Brackman

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 ...

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Madden: Original ‘Plan A’ was to Develop Pitching from Within

Yesterday I discussed the Yankees 'Plan A' and 'Plan B' scenarios in regards to Cliff Lee and their pitching rotation. Essentially it seems like their options are either to sign Lee or sign Carl Crawford and trade for a pitcher. However, today Bill Madden of the NY Daily News wrote a column about general ...

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Baseball America’s Yankees Top 10 Prospects List

Baseball America is the place to go to for information on minor leaguers and over the next couple of weeks they are publishing their Top 10 lists for each organization. The Yankees aren't going to be published until next week, but the good guys over at River Ave Blues got a hold of the list ...

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Yankees Decline Options on Wood, Johnson, and Berkman

This was expected, but now it's official. Via Chad Jennings of the Journal News: As expected, the Yankees have declined the option to extend the contracts of Kerry Wood, Lance Berkman and Nick Johnson through next season. All three will become free agents. My guess is that the only one of these three ...

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Yankees Notes: Ring, Brackman, Marte, D-Rob, and Kearns

The big series in the standings may be the Yankees vs. the Rays, but judging by the ticket prices on StubHub, the one the fans care about is Yankees vs. Red Sox and we have a good one tonight as Andy Pettitte goes up against Josh Beckett. Here are some notes: The Yankees have begun ...

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