Andrew Brackman

For those of you who love hearing about the Yankee minor leaguers, you are in luck. Over the past couple of days there have been a few stories discussing some of the players closest to the majors. Let’s take a look. First, on Sunday, former pro scout, and current AOL […]

Yankees Prospect Reports

When Andrew Brackman was drafted in the 1st round of the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft, the Yankees were well aware of the risks associated with Brackman. Just nine days after the draft, the 6’10 right-hander underwent reconstructive surgery on his elbow. “We weren’t surprised that he had these growing pains,” […]

Brackman Looking Beyond Growing Pains

Over at MinorLeagueBall, John Sickels ranked the Yankees prospects: 1) Jesus Montero, C, Grade A: I know that his position is up in the air, but I love this bat so much that I’m going to give him a straight Grade A. This is a Mike Piazza/Manny Ramirez type bat. 2) Austin Romine, […]

John Sickels Ranks the Yanks

Yankees VP of baseball operations Mark Newman had a lot to say about the Yankees prospects yesterday. Beat writer Chad Jennings separated them into posts on the pitching and position players. Here they are in short: Pitchers Aroldis Chapman: Newman said the reports were exactly what he expected: Huge fastball. […]

Newman's Notes on Yankees Prospects