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Another Look at the Yankees Farm System

Thanks to Frankie Piliere we already got a look at some of the Yankee minor leaguers today through his scouting reports. Now, we'll get more of a journalists take on the Yankees farm system instead of a scout's thanks to Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com. First Mayo takes a look at players near the top of the ...

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Yankees Bench Seems Set with 5 More Cuts

The Yankees cut five more players from the big league camp yesterday, outfielder Greg Golson, righties Mark Melancon and Jonathan Albaladejo, and infielders Juan Miranda and Kevin Russo, according to Marc Carig of The Star-Ledger. The cuts of Miranda and Russo have pretty much cemented the opening day bench ensuring a spot for Ramiro Pena. Backup ...

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Morning Hits: Carl Crawford, Utility Infielders, and Feds

In case you missed it, the biggest news of the morning is the Yankees decision to waive Chad Gaudin, thus eliminating him from the fifth starter competition and probably from the team altogether. Here are some other news items of note: Jon Heyman wrote a column on Carl Crawford and he had a quote that the  Yankees ...

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5 Yankees Spring Training Battles

The other day I ran a post on 10 problems the Yankees might have this season and some people wondered why I didn't mention the 5th starter battle. Well, because having two great young pitchers battling over the final spot in the rotation isn't a problem, it's a luxury. But it did make me realize that ...

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John Sickels Ranks the Yanks

Over at MinorLeagueBall, John Sickels ranked the Yankees prospects: 1) Jesus Montero, C, Grade A: I know that his position is up in the air, but I love this bat so much that I'm going to give him a straight Grade A. This is a Mike Piazza/Manny Ramirez type bat. 2) Austin Romine, C, Grade B: Not in Montero's class ...

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The Yankees Finalize Their 40-Man Roster

The Yankees have added seven players to their 40-man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 draft and have removed Shelley Duncan from the roster. RHP Hector Noesi RHP Ivan Nova RHP Romulo Sanchez INF Reegie Corona INF Eduardo Nunez INF Kevin Russo OF Austin Jackson The Yankees put out a press release earlier in the day: The New York Yankees announced today they have added ...

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