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The 2016 All-Home-Grown Yankees


Just for fun, I am going to play out a fantastical scenario on paper since I am a confessed prospect hugger. As of right now, in 2016 there will only be three players left on the roster that are not former Yankees farm hands. Those three are Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and CC Sabathia. If Hal ...

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Mark Teixeira’s wrist injury is worse than Yankees let on, and more

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira

When the news broke that Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira hurt his wrist it was initially deemed a simple strained wrist. However, Teixeira returned to camp for the first time since the injury and told reporters that it was indeed a partially torn tendon sheath, according to Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. This is a ...

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Yankees invite 44 non-roster players to spring training


The Yankees have officially announced their list of non-roster invites to spring training with few surprises this week. Among the list is the obvious veterans on minor league deals: Matt Diaz, Juan Rivera, Dan Johnson, Bobby Wilson, and Thomas Neal with a list of minor leaguers that will get a chance to see what big ...

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Read: Scouting report suggest Cito Culver should pitch

Mike Newman over at FanGraphs has a scouting report on the Yankees 2010 first round draft pick, 19-year-old shortstop Cito Culver, and from what it sounds like they might be better off moving him to the mound rather than bank on him becoming a future shortstop in the Bronx. Newman's scouting report has the typical info ...

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Yankees Top 20 Prospects from John Sickels

John Sickels of SB Nation actually does one of my favorite prospect rankings only because he grades the prospects on an A/B/C scale and gives a brief for each player as well. Check his website for what the grades mean. These are preliminary rankings that he does before the 2012 Baseball Prospect Book comes out. Take a ...

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Yankees Fans Should Pay Attention to Mason Williams

Baseball America published their list of the Top 20 Prospects in the New York-Penn League this season and the Yankees are featured prominently on the list. Center fielder Mason Williams is on the top of the list that features a total of five Yankee farmhands. Williams is no. 1, Cito Culver, SS, is no. 6, ...

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Yankees Scouting Report: Cito Culver

Via Dave Gershman of the Penn League Report: [Cito Culver] looked much bigger than his listed height at 6'0 or 6'1. He also gained some more strength, which he definitely needed the last time I checked. Starting with the defensive side of things, Culver showed plenty of range, which isn't a surprise ...

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Yankees Prospect Profiles: SS Cito Culver

Background Christopher Culver, or Cito Culver, 18, is a switch hitting shortstop listed at 6-0 and 185-pounds. He was born and raised in Rochester, New York where he went to Irondequoit High School. As a senior Culver hit .561 with 10 doubles, five triples, nine homers, 38 RBI's, and 20 walks in just 22 games. Culver ...

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