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Prospects most likely to break the top 100 this season

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MILB.com just released their top 100 prospects, and three Yankees are on it; Gary Sanchez, Mason Williams, and Tyler Austin. Slade Heathcott was missing from the list, but he deserves to be on it. This got me thinking about which Yankees prospects have a shot at breaking the top 100 this season. Slade Heathcott is ...

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Yankees farm system ranked 14th in MLB

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With the Yankees talking about budgets so much an extra emphasis has been placed on the farm system, however that hasn't paid off with one of the top systems in the game as they were ranked at No. 14 by John Sickels of SB Nation. An excerpt: 14) New York Yankees (16): Strengths: quartet of young hitters at the top, ...

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Top 10 DSL players who could come stateside in 2013

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There have been whispers that the Yankees are likely to have another rookie league team for 2013. The GCL rosters are filled three ways. The amateur draft, the DSL, and miscellaneous signings.With that, the Dominican Summer League, which is where the Yankees keep their young international talent to develop them for baseball in the USA, ...

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De Paula will not pitch in the States this summer

The Yankees agreed to sign Rafael De Paula back in 2010, but it wasn't until this March until the deal became official as he was forced to wait two years for a visa due to a suspension he served for lying about his age. Finally, it seemed, that the 21-year-old righty that can hit the upper ...

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Minor League Assigments; Who Got Snubbed?

Josh Norris broke the news about minor league assignments on Friday. It was a good news for some, bad news for others. Ray Kruml and Austin Krum may have been pleasantly surprised by making the Triple-A team as outfielders. There were really no surprises in Double-A Trenton or High-A Tampa. Will Oliver and Wilton Rodriguez were ...

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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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Rafael DePaula Scouting Profile

Rafael DePaula, wearing #6 in the picture, is going to bring a lot of excitement with him to the USA BBD Prospect nickname: RDP Ever since news broke about Rafael DePaula finally obtaining his visa, there has been a lot of excitement surrounding him. He represents an intriguing option who, given his age and stuff, could be ...

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Rafael DePaula Gets His American Express, I Mean Visa!

Almost a year and a half after the Yankees signed him, right handed Dominican pitcher Rafael DePaula has received his visa, Tweeted Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLBTradeRumors.com. Finally. DePaula had trouble securing a visa after serving a one-year suspension because he lied about his age and US Customs doesn't take to kindly to that. Still just 20 years old, ...

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