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Yankees finalize trade for Alfonso Soriano


The Yankees officially announced Friday morning that they have acquired Alfonso Soriano from the Cubs in exchange for righty minor leaguer Corey Black. Soriano is in the seventh year of a an eight year $136 million deal. He's still has roughly $24.5 million owed to him on that deal and the Yankees will be on the ...

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BBDP Preview: Tampa Yankees


The Tampa Yankees were dubbed the "team to watch" in the Yankees farm system by Baseball Prospectus. I can't say I agree, but nonetheless there are a number of players who will at least start the season at High-A Tampa who prospect enthusiasts will want to keep an eye on. Without further adieu, I bring ...

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Prospects most likely to break the top 100 this season

Jose Ramirez

MILB.com just released their top 100 prospects, and three Yankees are on it; Gary Sanchez, Mason Williams, and Tyler Austin. Slade Heathcott was missing from the list, but he deserves to be on it. This got me thinking about which Yankees prospects have a shot at breaking the top 100 this season. Slade Heathcott is ...

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BBDP Breakout Candidate 2013; Painting the Black

Corey Black

BBDP Nickname: "CB" The basics: Name: Corey Black Age: 21 Draft: 2012 4th round out of Faulkner University Size: 5-foot-11, 175-pounds Fastball: 99 mph Other pitches: Changeup, curve ball, slider BBDP Ranking: 42 On Friday we looked into the breakout candidate Greg Bird. Today we look at a pitcher who could break out in a major way next season. A breakout candidate is slightly ...

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Yankees 2012 4th round draft pick: Corey Black

With their fourth round pick (157th overall) in the MLB first-year player draft, the Yankees selected a smallish, hard throwing righty out of Faulkner University in Alabama, Corey Black. Coming in at 5-foot-11 and 170-pounds, the 20-year-old Black has already had Tommy John Surgery, but can still manage to get his fastball up in the 94-96 ...

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