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Dare I Get Excited About Christian Garcia?

The Yankees drafted Christian Garcia in 2004 and by the end of that summer the third round pick was already making a name for himself thanks to a mid-90's fastball and the makings of a nasty curveball. He started out quickly out of the gate, his stuff was raw, but he showed a lot of promise. ...

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A Bad Sign for Christian Garcia, Updated

Christian Garcia is a 24-year-old right-handed pitcher with a mid-90's fastball, one of the best curveball's in the Yankees system, and a strong changeup. He's just about proven everything in the minor leagues but the ability to stay healthy. He was expected to start last season with the Trenton Thunder with a good chance that he ...

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Newman's Notes on Yankees Prospects

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. Spotty command. Inconsistent secondary pitches. ...

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