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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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Mariano Rivera officially announces retirement, and other notes

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The rumors were true. Mariano Rivera, the Yankees ace in the bullpen for the past 18 years, officially announced that he will retire after the 2013 season during a press conference this morning. “It’s official now," Rivera said. "After this year, I will be retiring.” “The time is almost ending,” he added. “The little gas that I ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Damon, Wells, Soriano, CC, and prospects

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The Yankees lost to the Orioles 5-1 on Monday. • Johnny Damon wants to fill in for Curtis Granderson. • The Yankees are not interested in trading for Vernon Wells. • Alfonso Soriano doesn't have the Yankees on his list of pre-approved teams he would accept a trade to. • CC Sabathia faced live hitters for the first time since elbow surgery. He's ...

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2013 Trenton Thunder Preview: Four stars and seven more with hope

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Yes, the title of this article references US history, but watching the Thunder play this year will be nothing like reading a boring 8th grade text book. There may not be a single team in the entire minors with more top 100 prospects. The most amazing part of it all is that the depth doesn't ...

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