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Yankees invite 44 non-roster players to spring training

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The Yankees have officially announced their list of non-roster invites to spring training with few surprises this week. Among the list is the obvious veterans on minor league deals: Matt Diaz, Juan Rivera, Dan Johnson, Bobby Wilson, and Thomas Neal with a list of minor leaguers that will get a chance to see what big ...

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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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Yankees prospect Slade Heathcott could play in the Bronx this year

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It seems almost impossible to imagine, but the Yankees scouting director Damon Oppenheimer told Jack Curry of the YES Network that former No. 1 draft pick Slade Heathcott is an "impact player" and could potentially make it all the way to the Bronx in 2013. The 22-year-old outfielder still hasn't played above High-A, but is coming ...

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BBDP: Yankees Top 10 Outfield Prospects

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Outfield prospects have not been a strong suit for the Yankees organization since Brett Gardner and Melky Cabrera were coming up. Now there is a new batch of prospects knocking on the door and the organizational depth at the position is actually pretty extraordinary. Hopefully, somewhere in there lies a replacement for Nick Swisher and Curtis Granderson. ...

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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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Baseball America’s Top 10 Yankees Prospects Pre-2012

It's still not due out for another week or two, but Baseball America's list of the top 10 Yankees prospects was leaked today by River Ave Blues (H/T to @Leokitty). Here is the list: Jesus Montero Manny Banuelos Dellin Betances Gary Sanchez Mason Williams Dante Bichette Jr. Ravel Santana Austin Romine J.R. Murphy Slade Heathcott The Yankees top three has changed as Banuelos and Sanchez have swapped ...

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