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A week in review: Drew, Hall of Fame, Hensley, Moncada, Randolph and Thames

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It was quite an eventful week as baseball announced which players would be forever enshrined in Cooperstown. However, the weekly news doesn't stop there. The Yankees once again filled the second base hole, they're the favorites for an international free agent, they've interviewed someone for the major league coaching position and they announced the coaching ...

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Yankees prospect Ty Hensley hospitalized after being ‘brutally attacked’

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Yankees prospect and first round pick Ty Hensley was "brutally attacked and hospitalized" over the holidays, Hensley's attorney Jacob Diesselhorst confirmed to CBS Sports. According to his attorney, Hensley was attacked from behind and was beaten after being knocked unconscious. Hensley suffered multiple fractures to his jaw near his home in Oklahoma City. "Ty is a strong young ...

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BBDP 2015 Breakout candidate: Ty Hensley

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Another year has gone by and now it’s time to profile the guys most likely to break out in 2015. Last year was a “meh” year for me, going 3/6 if you’re being generous. Abiatal Avelino got hurt in the midst of his breakout season, Brad Lail definitely broke out, and Caleb Smith made it ...

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BBPD: Top 15 Starting Pitchers

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This was a big year for homegrown Yankees pitchers. Adam Warren cemented himself as a late inning reliever, and Dellin Betances broke out as a potential future closer and one of the best relievers in the league. Vidal Nuno was included in a trade for McCarthy, who was huge for the Yankees in the second ...

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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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Yankees release David Aardsma, and other notes

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The Yankees have unconditionally released reliever David Aardsma which marks the second day in a row they have released a reliever who was expected to play a key role in their bullpen this year. Aardsma has a career 4.22 ERA with a 9.1 K/9 and a 5.1 BB/9. He served as the Mariners closer from 2009 ...

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Yankees release Clay Rapada, and other notes

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The Yankees have granted an unconditional release to lefty reliever Clay Rapada the team announced yesterday. He was DFA'd earlier in the week so he must have cleared waivers and the Yankees didn't think it was worth keeping a pitcher with a shoulder injury around anymore. Rapada is the quintessential lefty matchup reliever. He held lefties to just ...

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