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Eric Jagielo to miss Arizona Fall League

Eric Jagielo

After being hit with a pitch in the face, Eric Jagielo will miss the Arizona Fall League according to Chad Jennings of LoHud.com. Dante Bichette Jr. will now take Jagielo's spot on the roster. Between the Gulf Coast League and the Tampa Yankees in 2014, Jagielo hit .258 with 18 HR and 58 RBI's.

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Yankees Top Five Third Base Prospects


Third base has been a weak spot for the past few years for the Yankees. They haven't had much in the way of prospects and there isn't much help on the way at the higher levels. Through the draft and international signings, however, the Yankees have started to develop some depth at the lower levels. ...

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Yankees struggling farm system will hurt them in 2014


It's no secret that the Yankees are looking to cut payroll down to $189 million next season. All along the way they have insisted that they would continue to field a "championship caliber" team though and they would need a lot of young players to step up to achieve that goal. Well let me tell you, ...

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How to raise a prospect

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There are many out there who question the Yankees methods in their advancement, instruction, and mentoring of prospects as they advance through the farm system. A few months ago, I examined the art of developing starting pitchers, and how the Yankees matched up with other teams. As it turned out, they are one of the ...

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BBDP April 14th: Nuding is the new Tebowing

BBDP MVP: Zachary Nuding Just kidding, but that would be entertaining wouldn't it? Nuding is a lesser known pitcher in High-A Tampa with great stuff. He was originally brought in as a reliever, but his repertoire was so good the coaches felt they had to give him a shot in the rotation. Last year he had ...

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BBDP April 7, 2012: Trenton Thunders their way to seven homeruns

BBDP MVP: Rob "R-Ly" LyerTriple-A Empire State L 0-4 vs Syracus. L: Manny Banuelos Francisco Cervelli: 0/4, K (.000). It's been a while since Cevelli has had an o-for streak this bad. Brandon Laird: 0/4, K Colin Curtis: 1/4 Manny Baneulos: 3.1 IP, 11 H, 4 ER, BB, 2 K, HR (10.8 ERA). Tough outing. Trenton: W 11-2 vs New ...

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Baseball America’s Top 10 Yankees Prospects Pre-2012

It's still not due out for another week or two, but Baseball America's list of the top 10 Yankees prospects was leaked today by River Ave Blues (H/T to @Leokitty). Here is the list: Jesus Montero Manny Banuelos Dellin Betances Gary Sanchez Mason Williams Dante Bichette Jr. Ravel Santana Austin Romine J.R. Murphy Slade Heathcott The Yankees top three has changed as Banuelos and Sanchez have swapped ...

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Yankees Sign Top Draft Pick Dante Bichette Jr.

The Yankees announced today that they have signed their first round draft pick, Dante Bichette Jr., for $750K, which is over the recommended amount of $675K for a 51st overall pick. He will be assigned to the Gulf Coast League.

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