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Yankees trade for failed Mets prospect Fernando Martinez


With all of their injuries, the Yankees needed another outfielder so they traded for former Mets prospect Fernando Martinez and sent the Astros minor league righty Charles Basford in exchange, according to Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle. Martinez, 24, was ranked as high as the No. 22 best prospect in baseball by Baseball America at ...

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Yankees 2012 draft picks signing tracker

Update: All draft picks have to be signed by today, July 13, at 5:00 p.m. EST except for college seniors. Update: The Yankees have officially locked up 2nd round pick Peter O'Brien to a below slot deal which saved them some money for their 18th round pick, Brady Lail, who signed for $225K. Ty Hensley and Robert Refsnyder are ...

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Yankees 2012 37th round draft pick: Charles Basford

With their 37th round pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player draft, the Yankees selected Charles Basford, a 6-foot-2, 210-pound right handed pitcher out of Samford University in Alabama. Initially the 21-year-old senior wanted to go to Mississippi State out of high school but instead he went to Pensacola Junior College and then Samford. Teammates with 33rd ...

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