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New York Yankees Prospect Mason Williams Makes Two Great Catches
June 2nd, 2014 at 10:08 AM
New York Yankees prospect Mason Williams made two great catches for the Trenton Thunder on Sunday, showing the kind of athleticism fans have been hearing about for years now. ***VIDEO1*** Here's the video of Williams' awesome grabs: Clearly Williams needs some work in his judgment of fly balls. Despite that, Williams has the...

New York Yankees Down on the Farm; Double-A Trenton Thunder Report 5/30/14
May 30th, 2014 at 1:03 PM
Last year's Eastern League Champions have been struggling this season, but over their last 10 games the Trenton Thunder seem to be righting the ship. The Thunder are (30-25) and sit 5.5 games out of first place in the Eastern League Eastern standings. Trenton has been trying to string together some...

New York Yankees 2014 Top Organizational Prospects; No. 2 Mason Williams
May 5th, 2014 at 5:32 PM
Mason Williams is a name that some New York Yankee fans probably feel they have been hearing for ever. Williams was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft out of West Orange High School in Florida.  ***VIDEO1*** Mason in his first couple of years in the farm...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Ready to Defend Their 2013 Eastern League Championship
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:04 PM
Tomorrow night the Trenton Thunder begin their 71 game season in defense of their Eastern League Championship. Arm and Hammer Park will be rocking when the Thunder welcome the New Hampshire Fisher Cats for a four-game series to open the 2014 season. At the helm again is Tony Franklin with new hitting...

New York Yankees’ Prospects Represent Organization in Arizona Fall League All-Star Game
November 4th, 2013 at 5:00 AM
The Arizona Fall League is in full swing and two New York Yankee prospects were named to the All-Star roster. The Yankees No. 2 overall prospect OF Mason Williams and catcher Peter O'Brien  represented the Pinstripes for the East squad which lost to the West 9-2 on Saturday at Surprise Stadium...

New York Yankees’ Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Sweeps Binghamton Mets, Advances to Championship
September 7th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
For the fifth time in seven years the Trenton Thunder are advancing to the Eastern League Championship Series. Trenton completed the sweep of the Binghamton Mets last night with a dominating 3-0 victory. Thunder starter Shane Greene threw six shut out innings and reliever Danny Burawa threw a scoreless 1 1/3...

New York Yankees No. 2 Prospect Mason Williams Arrested on DUI Charges
April 25th, 2013 at 12:25 PM
New York Yankees minor leaguer Mason Williams was arrested in Tampa this morning on misdemeanor DUI charges. The 21 year old outfielder is one of the top two prospects in the Yankees organization and is projected someday becoming an elite center fielder. According to a report on the Tampa police web site Williams 2012 Range Rover...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 2 Mason Williams
March 25th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
In five-tool outfielder Mason Williams the New York Yankees may have their future center fielder right under their nose. Williams was selected in the fourth round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of West Orange High School in Florida. Mason broke out in 2011 playing for the Staten Island Yankees where he...

Four New York Yankees Prospects Rated in ESPN’s Top 100 List
February 6th, 2013 at 3:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** As per the norm when spring training inches closer and closer each year, top baseball publications will unveil their respective rankings for the top-rated prospects in the game.  Last week, MLB.com senior writer Jonathan Mayo released his Top 100 Prospects list entering 2013, and yesterday, ESPN.com Insider Keith Law unveiled his list. Showing a...

Three Yankees Prospects Crack MLB.com’s Top 100 List
January 31st, 2013 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday night, MLB.com senior writer Jonathan Mayo unveiled his Top 100 Prospects list for 2013, a list that three top Yankees prospects were placed in. Catching prospect Gary Sanchez was the highest ranked Yankee prospect on the list at number 36.  The 20-year-old right-handed catcher split time between Class-A Charleston...

New York Yankees Have Shopping List Ready for the MLB 2012 First Year Player Draft
June 4th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Every team has needs and the New York Yankees are no exception. New York's first pick will be the 30th overall selection in the MLB 2012 First Year Player Draft starting tonight at 6 p.m. ET televised on the MLB network. It is a three-day event which includes 40 rounds of draft selections. The Yankees other picks include the 84th, 89th, 94th, 124th and 157th picks. Yankees' general manager Brian...

New York Yankees’ Minor League Prospect Report: 5-23-12
May 23rd, 2012 at 6:29 AM
The continued struggles of the New York Yankees aging offense and starting pitching woes makes you want to check out what top talent will be coming up in the future.  As mentioned in a previous article the Yankees No.1 prospect LHP Manny Banuelos was recently placed on the 7-day DL for Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre with elbow soreness. In...

New York Yankees’ Class-A Charleston River Dogs are Top Dog of the South Atlantic League
April 13th, 2012 at 8:39 AM
Charleston River Dogs got their first road win of the season defeating the Rome Braves, 9-3 at State Mutual Stadium on Thursday night. The win puts their record at 5-2 and in first place of the South Atlantic League. The River Dogs beat up on Major League pitcher Tim Hudson, who is rehabbing for the Atlanta Braves, scoring five runs in four innings....

New York Yankees’ Pitching Prospect Jose Campos Proves He May Be Bigger Prize in Michael Pineda Deal
April 7th, 2012 at 4:10 PM
When the New York Yankees traded Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi for Michael Pineda and minor league prospect Jose Campos, nobody could envision the possibility that Campos may be the real steal in this deal. ***PHOTO1***   The 21 year-old right hander is considered the No. 5 prospect in the Yankees organization and is gaining steam early to move up even further. Campos pitched...

New York Yankees Star Prospect Mason Williams Has Bright Future Ahead
March 22nd, 2012 at 8:30 AM
Just a year ago, Mason Williams was a little-known prospect in the New York Yankees' farm system. Now, the 20 year-old center fielder with sky-high potential is making a name for himself as one of the most talented prospects in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Could Williams be the future in center field...

New York Yankees Proud to Have Four Propects in MLB.com’s Top 100
January 30th, 2012 at 6:00 AM
In years gone by, the New York Yankees were known for "giving away the farm." Under George Steinbrenner the Bombers were always trading away their future for aging stars. Purging the farm system to the bone.    ***PHOTO2***   Oh, have times a changed. The next generation led by managing partner Hal Steinbrenner and GM Brian Cashman, has the organization evolving their farm system into one of the best in baseball. MLB.com...