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Spring Training begins this week

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As I'm sure, Yankees fans have been counting down the days and hours until pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. Now, just because Friday is the report date, doesn't mean there aren't players that are already in Tampa. Derek Jeter, Slade Heathcott, David Robertson, Shawn Kelley, Preston Claiborne, Michael Pineda, Adam Warren, David Phelps, ...

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ESPN’s Keith Law ranks the top 10 Yankees prospects

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For those that follow the farm system quite closely, here's a small cheat sheet for you as the Yankees head into Spring Training. ESPN Insider Keith Law ranked the top 10 Yankees prospects in their depleted farm system (out of 30 teams, the Yankees farm system ranked #20). You have to be an ESPN Insider ...

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Yankees add to the 40-man roster

The Yankees currently have 39 spots on the 40-man roster (excluding Brian McCann and Brendan Ryan) and as we all know, the Rule 5 draft is coming up. In order to protect some of the minor leaguers in their system, the Yankees placed them on the 40-man roster. Here were the players the Yankees moved ...

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Yankees minor league injury updates

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The Yankees announced the minor league injury updates yesterday but Joe Girardi stole the show when he signed a 4-year deal, so it was pretty easy for the updates to get pushed into a little corner. Since things have slowed down since then, I think it would be a good idea to take a look ...

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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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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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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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