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New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 3 Tyler Austin
March 22nd, 2013 at 10:15 AM
Tyler Austin has moved quickly up the ladder of  New York Yankees farm system turning himself into another prized prospect in the organization. At age 17 Austin was diagnosed with testicular cancer, leading himself and his family to believe the possibility of playing Major League baseball would be in jeopardy. He beat cancer and...

The Epitome of Resiliency: New York Yankees Prospect Tyler Austin
February 11th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
This offseason has been a memorable one for 21-year-old prospect Tyler Austin.  The right-handed hybrid man, who has split time between the outfield and first base, has been a highly-praised "Yankee of tomorrow," ascertaining prominent rankings in both MLB.com and ESPN.com's Top-100 Prospects lists.  ***PHOTO2*** Going through four different levels of the organization last...

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 Double-A Trenton Thunder Advance to the Eastern Conference Championship
September 10th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
The Trenton Thunder lost their first game in the Eastern Conference, but adjustments were made and the Thunder won the next three in a row over the Reading Phillies to advance to the Championship series. On Saturday the Thunder,aka Baby Bombers, showed their power with J.R. Murphy and Addison Maruszak hitting key home...

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’ 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....