Tag Archives: Peter O’Brien

Reviewing the Yankees trade transactions

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Throughout July, the Yankees had made multiple transactions with hopes of making the team better and turning them into a contending (possibly wild card) team. Let's look at every trade the Yankees made this month and weigh in. July 6, 2014 The New York Yankees have acquired RHP Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

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Yankees solid at the trade deadline but Red Sox show em how it’s done

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This year's Yankees team has been fairly unimpressive with injuries decimating the pitching staff and an offense that largely hasn't lived up to the hype. Despite a -30 run differential, they are only three games out of a wild-card spot which, in Hal Steinbrenner's world, means ignore the mediocrity and go for it. So rather than be ...

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Do the Yankees have the pieces to make a trade?

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We all know Brian Cashman isn't going to sit around and wait for the trade deadline to come; he already told the media on the record that he was going to make a deal for a starting pitcher before July 31st. While the Yankees agree they need to make a trade for Jason Hammel as ...

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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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