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Yankees face Opening Day dilemma behind the plate

Francisco Cervelli

Bronx Baseball Daily is lucky enough to welcome its second new writer in less than a week, Elizabeth Finn. She will write regular pieces on the Yankees for us this season. Her first piece is a good one on the Yankees recent catching situation that I'm sure we'll all enjoy and have a good time ...

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BBDP April 6, 2012: Dellin Dealin’, Campos Cruisin’

BBDP MVP: Dellin Betances Triple-A Empire State vs. Lehigh Valley. L 5-6. L: Venditte (0-1) Brandon Laird: 1/4, RBI (.143) Colin Curtis: 1/4, K (.143) Francisco Cervelli: 0/4 (.000). I'm worried he might have taken this demotion really hard. Dellin Betances: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, BB, 6 K (3.6 ERA). Excellent outing. The lack of walks is encouraging, ...

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Quick movers in the Yankees minor league system in 2012

This season minor league games will actually begin before the major league games. This is a new and interesting concept, as has not been set up like this for at least the past few seasons. It's not going to change anything as far as the season goes except that it's likely Triple-A will end sooner ...

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Some Yankees minor league notes

Yesterday was an off-day in the Yankees big league camp so Chad Jennings of the Journal News headed over to the minor league complex yesterday and gave us a solid update. Here are some of the highlights. Tyler Austin will play right field, not 1st or 3rd base like last year, for Staten Island this year. Mason ...

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Yankees cut Banuelos and 13 others

The Yankees have had roughly 67 players in spring training so far, but they began cuts today starting with their top prospect Manny Banuelos, according to Chad Jennings of the Journal News. Four players on the 40-man roster were cut including Corban Joseph, David Adams, Zoilo Almonte, Melky Mesa. The other cuts were C Gary Sanchez, ...

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Yankees announce 27 non-roster invitees for spring training

They Yankees announced their list of non-roster 27 players who are on minor league contracts and will be invited to spring training, via Mike Ashmore. Those 27 players plus everyone on the 40-man roster means that there will be 67 players in spring training. The most notable among these are Bill Hall and Russell Branyan because ...

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Read: Beyond the Box Score’s Top 12 Yankees Prospects

Here is the latest post ranking the top Yankees prospects and the first one that doesn't have Jesus Montero's name stamped on the top of it. This one comes via Dave Gershman of Beyond the Box Score and is different from typical prospect rankings because he does it by tiers instead of just ranking them as ...

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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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