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Who’s off to a hot start? Yankees prospects edition


Starting with Triple-A players, Kyle Roller is off to a decent start although he hasn’t shown much power. He’s 4/12 with a walk and a .333/.385/.333/.718 stat line. He has struck out four times in four games. He’s looking to duplicate last year’s success and make a case that he should be playing for a ...

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Yankees release David Aardsma, and other notes


The Yankees have unconditionally released reliever David Aardsma which marks the second day in a row they have released a reliever who was expected to play a key role in their bullpen this year. Aardsma has a career 4.22 ERA with a 9.1 K/9 and a 5.1 BB/9. He served as the Mariners closer from 2009 ...

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2013 BBDP Breakout Candidate: Austin Aune

Austin Aune

Age: 19 Height: 6-foot-2 Weight: 190-pounds Bats: Left Throws: Right Position: SS vs. OF BBDP Rank: 31 In 2011 the Yankees drafted Sam Stafford with their 2nd round draft pick. He didn't sign because he had shoulder issues and was not as healthy as advertised. As a result of that, the Yankees received a compensation pick in the 2012 2nd round. They ...

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Yankees 2012 2st round draft pick: Austin Aune

Update: Aune has already signed with the Yankees. “They called earlier this morning, made me an offer, and it was one that was right for our family and I thought was at the right time,” Aune told Ben Baby of the Denton Record-Chronicle. “We accepted it.” With their first second-round pick (89th overall) in the MLB 2012 ...

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