Tag Archives: Manny Banuelos

Yankees struggling minor leaguers are not helping

So far this season Freddy Garcia looks too old to get the job done anymore and Phil Hughes looks like he may never be able to do the job. It had Yankees fans waiting for Andy Pettitte and Michael Pineda's return, but with the injury to Pineda the Yankees will have to turn somewhere else ...

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Warning! Do not trade minor league pitching depth

The Yankees have a plethora of pitching options at the MLB level and a superfluous amount of "arms in waiting" in Triple-A ready to pitch in the major leagues at the drop of a hat. Fans see this with the impending vacancy in right field, and feel the Yankees should deal from a position of ...

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Yankees top prospect Banuelos lands on DL with Adams

Not exactly breaking news as both of these things happened over the weekend, but they are important and didn't want to miss them. The Yankees have placed their top prospect, LHP Manny Banuelos, and another strong prospect in 2B David Adams on the DL with a lat strain and a stiff neck respectively, according to George ...

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The Yankee Beat: blown saves, Banuelos, and CC

The Yankees picked up a quick, easy win today as Hiroki Kuroda cruised through eight innings as they beat the Angels 5-0 at the home opener. Read our recap here. The Captain's Blog asks is this is the year of the blown save? Maybe, but just not in the Bronx. It's About the Money thinks that the ...

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Profiling the Empire State Yankees Starting Rotation

One of the more interesting stories in the minors this season will be the Triple-A starting rotation. David Phelps, Adam Warren, D.J. Mitchell, Manny Banuelos, and Dellin Betances all could begin the year as starters. Manny and Dellin represent high ceiling talents still a year or so away from contributing to the major league team. Phelps, ...

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Yankees minor league news: DePaula, Adams, Santana, & ManBan

Here are some notes on a few of the Yankees minor leaguers. Rafael DePaula was working out with Charleston this week, a sign that he has passed his physical and is officially a Yankee (Norris). David Adams has been told he will start the season with Double-A Trenton, the same team he started the 2010 season with ...

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Scouts like what they saw out of Banuelos this spring

The Yankees top prospect Manny Banuelos was among the first cut from spring training last week, but it wasn't for performance reasons if you believe a scout who talked to ESPN's Kevin Goldstein. "I had not seen him since last spring, and he just looks strong and more poised," a National League scout told Goldstein. "He's 93-96 ...

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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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