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2013 Rule 5 Draft Results

The last day of the Winter Meetings usually means the Rule 5 Draft took place, a draft where teams take the minor leaguers from other organizations if they're not protected on the 40-man roster. The Yankees 40-man roster was full so the Yankees didn't draft anyone, but they did lose players in the draft. Here's ...

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Hughes, Nova, Phelps: Who goes and who stays in the Yankees rotation?

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Let me get this out of the way real quickly, Brian Cashman came right out and said that Ivan Nova is not a threat to Phil Hughes' spot in the Yankees rotation. So even after he pitched a strong game on Sunday, Nova is not taking Hughes' spot from him and with 13 pitchers on the ...

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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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What are the Yankees options with Nick Swisher?

Nick Swisher will be one of the younger free agents in 2013.The looming question is, ishe worth resigning? In this day and age of Sabermetrics and Money Ball, he really has good portfolio value. The question of his value may need a benchmark to be compared to. As fickle as it may seem let’s look at ...

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Some Yankees minor league notes

Yesterday was an off-day in the Yankees big league camp so Chad Jennings of the Journal News headed over to the minor league complex yesterday and gave us a solid update. Here are some of the highlights. Tyler Austin will play right field, not 1st or 3rd base like last year, for Staten Island this year. Mason ...

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Read: Beyond the Box Score’s Top 12 Yankees Prospects

Here is the latest post ranking the top Yankees prospects and the first one that doesn't have Jesus Montero's name stamped on the top of it. This one comes via Dave Gershman of Beyond the Box Score and is different from typical prospect rankings because he does it by tiers instead of just ranking them as ...

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Yankees Top 20 Prospects from John Sickels

John Sickels of SB Nation actually does one of my favorite prospect rankings only because he grades the prospects on an A/B/C scale and gives a brief for each player as well. Check his website for what the grades mean. These are preliminary rankings that he does before the 2012 Baseball Prospect Book comes out. Take a ...

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