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Yankees Minor League Notes: The Protected

As you probably know by now, the Yankees set their 40-man roster today by protecting several prospects from the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  They could have protected one or two more, but read more

Yankees Off-Season Plan, Part 2: The Relievers

Over the past several years, the Yankees have been fantastic at constructing bullpens.  For many of those years, obviously, it was made a little easier by the fact that they didn't have to worry about who was read more

Yankees Offseason Plan, Part 1: The Starters

13. That is the number of starting pitchers the Yankees used in 2014.   Of the five pitchers who began the season in the rotation, only Hiroki Kuroda was able to give the Yankees a full season's worth of work, as CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova, Michael Pindea, and Masahiro Tanaka all went down for significant [&hellip

New York Yankees 2014 Season Round Up

2014 was yet another disappointing campaign for the New York Yankees. For the second campaign in succession, the Yankees failed to make the playoffs, and this is definitely not something the fans are accustom to. While is it read more

Yankees Call Up Several Players; DFA Zoilo Almonte

Players called up are:RHP Chase WhitleyRHP Chaz RoeRHP Bryan MitchellRHP Preston ClaiborneRHP Phil YoonLHP read more

Yankees Minor League Report 9/1/14: The End

Thank you to everyone who read all of these reports in 2014!  Not to knock any other site, but I am proud to say for the second straight season that not one day was missed this season – came close a few times, but was able to get the reports in.   Staten Island is [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/31/14: Jaron Long Finishes Off Strong Campaign; Caleb Smith Ends On Sour Note

Trenton (Lost to Reading, 4-2)1B Greg Bird:  1-for-4, 2B (7), RS, KC Gary Sanchez:  1-for-3, BB, KCF Jake Cave:  1-for-4, BB, K, CS (3) The 12-for-18 line stealing bases this season isn't ideal, but he has certainly put himself into the future OF conversation. 3B Rob Segedin:  1-for-4, 2B (21), RBI, KCF Mason Williams:  3-for-3, [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/30/14: Dan Camarena Closes Season Well; Jacob Lindgren Loses Control; Brady Lail Throws Another Gem

Scranton (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 3-2) OF Chris Young:  1-for-4, HR (1), RBI, RS, BB, 2 K2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-5, 2 K1B Kyle Roller:  0-for-4, BB, 3 K OF Zoilo Almonte: 1-for-4, BB, K, CS (4)OF Antoan Richardson:  1-for-4, 2B (7), BB, KUTIL Adonis Garcia:  1-for-5, RS, 2 KHitting streak has reached 21 games.  I [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/29/14: Last Starts for Manny Banuelos and Luis Severino; John Ryan Murphy Homers; Aaron Judge’s Patience Continues to Impress

Scranton (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 6-5) C John Ryan Murphy: 2-for-4, HR (6), 3 RBI, RS, K2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-4, K7-for-33 slump has dropped his average back under .300 for Scranton (.299) UTIL Adonis Garcia:  2-for-4, 2 2B (20), RBI, RSUTIL Jose Pirela:  0-for-2, KLeft game early1B Kyle Rollier:  1-for-4, RS, KIF Scott Sizemore:  1-for-4, [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/28/14: Jake Cave Keeps Powering Along; Miguel Andujar Stays Hot; Austin Aune Homers

Scranton (Destroyed by Buffalo, 11-3) UTIL Jose Pirela: 2-for-5, KHis offensive season is well-documented.  It has been quite good.  The more intriguing part at this point is his position from night to night.  Tonight, he got the start at SS C John Ryan Murphy:  2-for-4, RBI, RS, KHitting just .233 in 172 AB, Murphy has [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/27/14: Jake Cave & Eric Jagielo Homer; Cito Culver with Rare Big Night

The Yankees have released Alfredo Aceves and Corban Joseph. The Joseph move isn't surprising, but it wasn't long ago that people contemplating the potential loss of Cano were thinking that Joseph may be a decent enough replacement.     He had a nice year in Trenton in 2011 (.277/.353/.415) and followed it up with a [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/26/14: Jaron Long Throws Another Gem; Caleb Smith Has Strong Night; Mark Payton’s 3-Hit Night

Trenton (Defeated Akron, 5-0) CF Jake Cave:  2-for-4, 2B (10), RBIFour consecutive multi-hit gamesCF Mason Williams: 2-for-4, 2B (16), 2 RS, K It is well documented now that Williams just has a very "disinterested" approach to the game, which is too bad – because the kid has/had real talent. C Gary Sanchez:  0-for-3, BB, K [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/25/14: Greg Bird Hits Another; Gary Sanchez Homers; Mason Williams Has a Grand Night; Dan Camarena’s Big Outing; Latest from Ty Hensley

Scranton (Lost to Rochester, 4-2) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-2, RS, 2 BB, KUp to 41 walks in 71 games since joining Scranton, including nine in his last ten games.  Also hitting .305. OF Ramon Flores:  1-for-4, 3B (4), RBI, KSo, why not Flores?  He is hitting .264/.351/.477 in 216 AB at the age of 22 [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/24/14: Ramon Flores Homers Twice; Jake Cave Homers; Latest Short Start from Luis Severino

Scranton (Lost to Rochester, 5-4) OF Ramon Flores:  3-for-5, 2 HR (7), 3 RBI, 2 RS.264/.352/.472 in 212 AB.   Flores is already on the 40-man roster, and they could promote him to the majors in September.  His job security on the 40-man is not high if room is needed this winter. 2B Robert Refsnyder: [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/23/14: Latest from Manny Banuelos; Greg Bird Homers; Miguel Sulbaran Tosses a Gem

Scranton (Split DH vs. Rochester, losing 3-2 before winning 2-1)2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-4, RS, 3 BB, KUTIL Jose Pirela:  2-for-7, 2 SB (15), 3 K Played SS in Game 1, and started in CF in Game 2 before shifting to first base OF Zoilo Almonte:  2-for-5, 2B (18), HR (18), RBI, RS, BBC John Ryan [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/22/14: Jose Pirela’s Triple-Double; John Ryan Murphy Homers; Dante Bichette Hits First Double-A Blast

Scranton (Lost to Buffalo, 11-7) UTIL Jose Pirela:  3-for-5, 2B (20), 3B (11), HR (10), 2 RBI, 2 RSA triple-double this season for Pirela, who was a mere single away from a cycle. 2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-5, 2 RBIC John Ryan Murphy:  1-for-4, HR (5), 2 RBI, RSOF Ramon Flores:  1-for-5, KHey, where have you [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/21/14: Jaron Long Continues to Impress; Aaron Judge Stays Hot; Tyler Wade Does Something He Has Never Done Before

Scranton (Lost to Buffalo, 5-1) UTIL Jose Pirela:  0-for-3, BB, SB (13)2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-2, 2 BB, 2 KHas walked 35 times (struck out 57 times) in 66 games since joining Scranton C John Ryan Murphy:  1-for-3, BB, KC Austin Romine:  1-for-4, 2B (17), KOF Zoilo Almonte:  0-for-4, 2 KSS Carmen Angelini:  1-for-4, HR (4), [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/20/14: Aaron Judge Homers; Eric Jagielo’s 3-Hit Night; Caleb Smith Tosses Five Scoreless

Scranton (Lost to Syracuse, 11-2) UTIL Jose Pirela:  1-for-3, SF, RBI, BB2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-4, KOF Zoilo Almonte:  0-for-4, K OF Taylor Dugas:  0-for-1, RS, 2 BB, KC Austin Romine:  0-for-3, 2 K1B Kyle Roller:  0-for-4IF Corban Joseph:  1-for-3, HR (4), RBI, RS, K RHP Bryan Mitchell (L, 4-2):  4.2 IP, 7 H, 8 R, [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/20/14: Jose Pirela Has Huge Night; Luis Severino Returns; Brady Lail Tosses Six Hitless Innings

Scranton (Defeated Syracuse, 6-5, with a 3-run B-9th) UTIL Jose Pirela: 3-for-5, 3B (10), HR (9), 4 RBI, 2 RS, KBack up to .306.  Played CF again. 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-4, RS, 2 K16-for-43 in last ten gamesOF Zoilo Almonte:  1-for-4, RBI, KUTIL Zelous Wheeler:  0-for-2, RS, 2 BB, K1B Kyle Roller:  0-for-4, K OF [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/18/14: Robert Refsnyder: 2 More Hits; Manny Banuelos Gone Wild

Pete O'Brien, dealt to Arizona in the Martin Prado trade, hasn't played much since the deal, appearing in only four games (5-for-13 with an HR), and none since 8/6.  The obvious assumption is an injury. Scranton (Defeated Pawtucket again, 2-0) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-3, SF, read more

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