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Yankees sign nine players with ST invite

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The New York Yankees have announced that they signed nine players to minor league deals that include an invitation to Spring Training. The nine players are: RHP Bruce Billings INF Russ Canzler RHP Robert Coello RHP Brian Gordon RHP Chris Leroux OF Antoan Richardson INF Scott Sizemore INF Yangervis Solarte INF Zelous Wheeler In total, the Yankees have 26 invitees to Spring Training which include ...

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Yankees struggling farm system will hurt them in 2014

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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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2013 Pre-Draft Top 50 Yankees prospects

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A lot has changed since the beginning of the season in prospect land. At the same time, half of a season isn't enough to shun a prospect, especially those who are having their first foray into the ever difficult task of tackling Double-A. In most cases, rankings have not changed much unless something about the ...

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Yankees Farmville Report: Not as disappointing as you might think

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In discussions about the Yankees farm system this year and last, there seems to be an emphasis on two things; injuries and busts. It is understandable too. Following prospects can be an extremely frustrating endeavor when expectations are placed too high. Part of the problem is the contents of scouting reports. When you start thinking about ...

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Elite Yankees prospect Mason Williams arrested on DUI charges

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Yankees outfield prospect Mason Williams was arrested in Tampa on DUI charges early Thursday morning, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Williams was reportedly driving 10-13 mph over the speed limit and showing "clues of impairment" when he was pulled over. He failed a field sobriety test and was charged with a misdemeanor DUI. Williams ...

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The 2016 All-Home-Grown Yankees

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Just for fun, I am going to play out a fantastical scenario on paper since I am a confessed prospect hugger. As of right now, in 2016 there will only be three players left on the roster that are not former Yankees farm hands. Those three are Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and CC Sabathia. If Hal ...

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BBDP Preview: Tampa Yankees

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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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Mark Teixeira’s wrist injury is worse than Yankees let on, and more

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When the news broke that Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira hurt his wrist it was initially deemed a simple strained wrist. However, Teixeira returned to camp for the first time since the injury and told reporters that it was indeed a partially torn tendon sheath, according to Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. This is a ...

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