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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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Happy Opening Day: Rapada DFA’d, Warren, Eppley, and Boesch officially make the team

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Today is one of the best days of the year: Opening Day! The Yankees, of course, will be in the Bronx taking on Jon Lester and the Red Sox at 1:00 p.m. today with CC Sabathia on the mound. Clay Rapada will not be joining them as he was designated for assignment over the weekend to ...

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Prospects most likely to break the top 100 this season

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MILB.com just released their top 100 prospects, and three Yankees are on it; Gary Sanchez, Mason Williams, and Tyler Austin. Slade Heathcott was missing from the list, but he deserves to be on it. This got me thinking about which Yankees prospects have a shot at breaking the top 100 this season. Slade Heathcott is ...

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Yankees to announce Jose Mesa Jr signing soon

When the Yankees signed their 1st round pick Ty Hensley last night they officially signed all of their top 10 round draft picks and surprisingly had $400K left over after they did it. That money can now be spend on draft picks after the 10th round and on a related note, the Yankees are expected ...

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More on Ty Hensley’s abnormal MRI

Yankees fans got the good news last night that 1st round pick Ty Hensley agreed to sign a deal. It was a bittersweet announcement as it turned out the two sides had an agreement in place almost a month ago and the reason negotiations took so long was that there was an abnormality in his ...

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