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New York Yankees Missed Drafting Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout by 4 Picks
August 8th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
In the 2009 MLB draft, the New York Yankees had their eye on a young man by the name of Mike Trout, but missed drafting him by just four picks. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, it was the Los Angeles Angels who were fortunate enough to end up with the superstar outfielder after picking...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 3 Slade Heathcott
April 28th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
New York Yankees No. 3 organizational prospect Slade Heathcott was New York's first round draft choice in 2009 out of Texas High School in Texas. The highly touted prospect has been battling injuries for most of his minor league career hampering his development and stalling his way to the Majors. The...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Playoff Bound
August 12th, 2013 at 1:17 PM
There will be at least one team in the New York Yankees organization who will play in the playoffs this season. The Double-A Trenton Thunder, who currently sits in second place of the Eastern League Conference,  is playoff bound. Trenton has a 63-57 record and is 7-3 over their last 10...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 4 Slade Heathcott
March 18th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Out of the New York Yankees top four prospects in the organization three are outfielders who are slated for big things in the Major Leagues. No. 4 prospect is Slade Heathcott (first name Zachary)  who was a first round pick in the 2009 First Year Player Draft. It's was a bumpy ride early...

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...

Yankees Announce 2013 Non-Roster Invitees to Spring Training
February 1st, 2013 at 9:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, January 31, the New York Yankees announced the group of 44 players who have been extended invitations to the big-league camp commencing in a mere 11 days.  Looking at the list, the level of players vary from experienced veterans to up-and-coming prospects. Some of the veteran names that stand out...

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’ Minor Leaguers Honing Skills in the Arizona Fall League
October 24th, 2012 at 11:08 AM
Much of the talk after the New York Yankees were swept by the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS was about getting younger. The Bombers have some fine prospects in their farm system who are getting closer to the Major League level. The Yankees sent seven Minor Leaguers, including four of their top 20...