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MiLB Notes: Laird and Mesa Honored, Banuelos, Romine, and Laird Named to Rising Stars Team

A couple of minor things here. As you know, OFer Melky Mesa was added to the the Yankees 40-man roster yesterday. Well later on in the day Mesa was named Player of the Year in the Florida State League (High-A). He joined fellow prospect 3B/OF Brandon Laird who was named Player of the Year ...

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List of Yankees Prospects Eligible for the Rule 5 Draft

Update: Melky Mesa, Dellin Betances, Ryan Pope, and Brandon Laird have been added to the Yankees 40-man roster and are now not eligible for the Rule 5 draft. Original post: The Rule 5 draft is designed so that players stuck in the minor leagues can have a shot to play in the majors. For the most ...

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Yankees Notes: Expanded Rosters, Berkman, Aceves, the Rotation, and more

Today is September 1st and the Yankees are sitting alone in 1st place. The Rays are just one game back though and have proven that they will not back down this season. The Yankees are also eight games up on the Red Sox for the Wild-Card lead, but with six head-to-head games left against them ...

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Read: NoMaas’ Interview w/Mark Newman

NoMaas.org had a great interview with the Yankees' Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman that was filled with great little tidbits of information about the minor league system. Since this has been a slow news day thanks to the off day yesterday, I figured I'd point it out and run down some of ...

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Yankees Notes: Girardi, Wood, Laird

The Yankees had an off day yesterday so there really isn't a whole lot of news going on. Andy Pettitte is throwing a bullpen this afternoon that is critical to the Yankees season, but we haven't gotten an update on that yet. As soon as there is something, I'll let you know. Here are some ...

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Could Brandon Laird be Bronx Bound?

The Yankees have been searching the trade market all season long for a veteran backup who can play third base so they could occasionally rest Alex Rodriguez. They even went as far as nearly making a deal with the Boston Red Sox for Mike Lowell. However, it appears that it is possible, ...

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Yankees Notes: Wood, Berkman, Lowell, and Laird

The Yankees got dominated by a red hot James Shields yesterday as the Rays shut them out 3-0 yesterday. CC Sabathia struggled, but still managed to hold the Rays to just three runs in 6.2 innings. Here are some notes: Kerry Wood made his Yankee debut yesterday. He pitched 1 inning, struck out three, ...

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A-Rod Will See Doctor After Leaving Game Early

Alex Rodriguez didn't even get an at bat last night when the Yankees pinch hit for him in the second inning with Ramiro Pena of all people. After the game A-Rod said that he left because his groin, that he injured last week, was stiff. There was no pain, but it was stiff. Here is more ...

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