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Yankees 2013 Top 5 First Base Prospects

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The Yankees don't have much depth at first base but that is beginning to change. First base is also one of those positions where players end up if they can't field anywhere else. You often won't see good players at first base in an organization until they have failed at other positions. There aren't too ...

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Catching up with the Yankees: transactions, injury updates, and MiLB news

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The Yankees split the four game series with the Rays over the weekend, hosted Old Timer's Day, and there was even a flurry of minor moves. Let's get right into the weekend recap. TRANSACTIONS • The Yankees obviously activated Ivan Nova over the weekend. Manager Joe Girardi would not say if they were planning on him staying ...

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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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Exclusive: Yankees 2nd round pick Peter O’Brien adjusting to pro ball

When the Yankees traded Jesus Montero during the offseason they might have thought to themselves that they didn't have enough monster catchers in the minor leagues anymore because they went out and drafted Peter O'Brien in the 2nd round - a 6-foot-5, 225 pound beast. Similar to Montero, O'Brien is a power hitting catcher who still ...

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Yankees 2012 2st round draft pick: Peter O’Brien

With their second round pick (94th overall) in the 2012 first-year player draft, the Yankees took a 21-year-old, 6-foot-4, 226-pound catcher out of the University of Miami, Peter O'Brien. O'Brien is a big power hitting type with some work to do on his swing and his defense behind the plate. The Yankees found another strong work ...

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