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Yankees Cut Jesus Montero and 3 Others

The Yankees made their most significant cuts so far this spring when they sent the organization’s top catchers Jesus Montero and Austin Romine to the minor league camp along with outfielders Colin Curtis and Reid Gorecki according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. That leaves 46 players remaining in camp, a number that will eventually ...

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Minor League Monday: March 15th, 2010

Welcome to this week's edition of Minor League Monday. First and foremost, my apologies for the lack of a MLM last week. For those who don't know, I'm in the process of planning a wedding and needless to say, sometimes that can cause some crazy weeks. Since the last MLM, some baseball has been played ...

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2010 Potential Call-Ups: Colin Curtis

Listed at 6'0" 190 lbs., the Yankees drafted Colin Curtis in the 4th round of the 2006 draft out of Arizona State University. Just being drafted was an accomplishment for Curtis who was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 1999. Now 25-year-old, he's a plus defensive outfielder who can play all three outfield positions. Neither his arm ...

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Ranking the Outfield Depth

The Yankees are starting the 2010 season with only two locks in their outfield and a long list of outfielders, many of which will not make the Bronx roster and instead will be in Scranton. The locks are Nick Swisher in right and Curtis Granderson in center, or maybe left. After that is anyone's guess. Brett ...

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Projecting the Triple-A Roster

The Yankees had very few holes to fill on the Triple-A roster and judging by the fact they've already signed three Scranton-caliber outfielders, a veteran reliever and a backup catcher, we can pretty much piece together the rest of the roster. This is only a guess, but I think the infield will comprise entirely of ...

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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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Yankees Lost 2 in the Rule 5 too

Yesterday we reported that the Yankees acquired outfielder Jamie Hoffmann from the Dodgers as their first overall pick in the rule 5 draft, but that wasn't the only news of the day. They also lost pitchers, lefty Zach Kroenke to the Diamond backs and right-hander Kanekoa Texeira, who they acquired along with outfielder Nick Swisher last ...

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Yankees & the Rule 5 Draft

Expect the Yankees to do something that they have done only twice since 1995: select a player in the Rule 5 Draft. The Yankees own two first round picks: the 1st overall, which they acquired from the Nationals in exchange for Brian Bruney, and the 30th.  There may be up to three rounds. When it comes to ...

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