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Yankees Prospects: The 2017 All Home Grown Yankees

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Last year I made a list of the “2016 All Home Grown Yankees,” and I had a lot of fun doing it. It’s going to be a yearly thing now. Just as a refresher, this is my prediction of the theoretical team the Yankees would put on the field if the front office decided to ...

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Yankees sweep split squad in Tampa and Panama

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While yesterday was a low day for the Yankees, they promptly turned it around and took both of the Split Squad games, winning 7-3 over the Atlanta Braves in Tampa, Florida and 7-0 over the Miami Marlins in Panama City, Panama. Yankees 7, Braves 3 recap GMS Field: Tampa, Florida Masahiro Tanaka had the start for the Yankees ...

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Tanaka sharp, Jeter doubles in Yankees 4-3 win over Phillies

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Well, this is the last time I'll ever doubt the Yankees will play a game when it rains again. The Yankees waited out a 90 minute rain delay and Masahiro Tanaka wasn't phased by it, pitching three innings of one run ball as the Yankees rallied in the eighth to win 4-3 over the Phillies. Derek Jeter ...

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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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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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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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Yankees have also tried to get Chipper and Rolen out of retirement, and other notes

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With Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, and Curtis Granderson each on the DL for at least the first month and a half of the season, the Yankees are getting desperate. Yesterday, I told you that they tried to get Derrek Lee out of retirement, but it didn't end there. The Yankees also checked in with Chipper Jones ...

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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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