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New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 7 Greg Bird
April 9th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
Greg Bird was drafted in the fifth round by the New York Yankees in the 2011 MLB Draft out of Grandview High School in Colorado. Originally a catcher New York is now grooming him as a first baseman and at 6'3" weighing in at 215 he has a typical prototype...

New York Yankees Minor League Affiliates Take Two Out of Three on Opening Day
April 4th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
The top three New York Yankee minor league affiliates had their Opening Day yesterday and Triple-A Scranton and Low-A Charleston came out with wins, while Double-A Trenton lost their first decision of the year. The (SWB) Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders garnered a 4-1 victory on the road against the Syracuse Chiefs. Scott Sizemore went...

New York Yankees Triple-A Affiliate Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Open 2014 Season on the Road
April 3rd, 2014 at 1:55 PM
Last season not only did the New York Yankees have the injury bug, but their Triple-A affiliate Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (SWB) also was decimated by injuries. Well it's a new season and the RailRiders are pretty stacked with some of the best prospects in the Yankees organization. SWB opens 2014 on...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No.9 Aaron Judge
April 3rd, 2014 at 12:29 PM
Aaron Judge was the 32nd pick by the New York Yankees in the first round of the 2013 draft out of Fresno State to a signing bonus of $1.8 million. The 21 year old outfielder is an intimidating physical specimen at 6'7" and 230 lbs and has been compared in...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No.10 Luis Severino
April 2nd, 2014 at 12:14 PM
As we get to the 2014 top 10 of the New York Yankees organizational prospects only four are new names with the other six making consecutive seasons in the top end. One of the new names sitting at No.10 is RHP Luis Severino signed in 2011 out of the Dominican Republic....

New York Yankees Minor League Update 7-22-13
July 22nd, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Not only has the New York Yankees been hit by the injury bug, but their Triple-A affiliate Scranton Wilkes-Barre isn't fairing too well either. The RailRiders roster has nine players on the DL and have been hampered by call ups to the parent club. Having too much to overcome this season Scranton...

New York Yankees Minor League Update: 6-2-2013
June 2nd, 2013 at 2:53 PM
The New York Yankees Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (25-29) are eight games back in the International League. With numerous injuries to the parent club SWB has provided some key players who are regular contributors. Infielder David Adams, RH pitchers Preston Claiborne and Adam Warren, LHP Vidal Nuno and catcher Austin Romine are some of...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 13 Jose Ramirez
February 14th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
What a difference a year makes in the life of New York Yankees prospect RHP Jose Ramirez. Ramirez improved so much in 2012 that he was added to the 40-man roster to protect him in the Rule 5 Draft. The 23 year old Dominican was signed in 2007 and was considered to...

Tyler Austin Will Represent New York Yankees in 2012 All-Star Futures Game
June 21st, 2012 at 6:40 PM
New York Yankees prospect Tyler Austin has been chosen to play in the 2012 Sirius XM All-Star Futures Game, being played on July 8 at Kauffman Stadium, home field of the Kansas City Royals.  ***PHOTO1*** Austin, 20, has emerged as one of the top prospects in the Yankees organization this season while...

New York Yankees Pitching Prospect Jose Campos Placed on Disabled List
May 6th, 2012 at 1:20 PM
In the offseason, the New York Yankees traded top hitting prospect Jesus Montero and pitcher Hector Noesi to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for starter Michael Pineda and pitching prospect Jose Campos. In early April, Pineda's season was ended due to a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, but now Campos...

New York Yankees Resurrect Rotation by Trading Jesus: Yankees Universe Reacts.
January 14th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The New York Yankees were quiet at the 2011 Winter Meetings, but on Friday the 13th Brian Cashman landed a blockbuster deal. There was no denying that the Yankees had a desperate situation with their starting rotation. It seemed Cashman and the rest of the Yankees organization were content with their...