The Yankees MiLB Week in Review: May 19-26

  League Team Record GB Division TAv ERA International League Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 27-20 – North Division 0.263 2.92 Eastern League Trenton Thunder 25-19 5 Eastern Division 0.254 3.32 Florida State League Tampa Yankees 28-19 – North Division 0.272 3.19 South Atlantic League Charleston Riverdogs 29-16 – Southern Division 0.283 3.01 Top Performers   Scranton: Jake […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees

A fan’s guide to coping with the Greg Bird injury

For some teams, a prospect coming up to the big leagues and thriving is a regular occurrence. How lovely it must be to be a Cardinals fan! For other teams, it’s a rare occurrence. For the Yankees, it hasn’t really happened since Brett Gardner or David Robertson. There’s been a constant stream of disappointment since then, […]

MLB: Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees

How the Yankees can remain contenders through their rebuild

Last week on this site, Ben Diamond wrote that the Yankees might be approaching a brief drop in the standings as they prepare for the massive off-season in 2018 that could feature Bryce Harper, Andrew McCutchen, Manny Machado, Jose Fernandez, Matt Harvey and eleventy-seven other All-Stars. A year ago I would have wholeheartedly agreed with Ben’s […]

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Finding the Yankees a Young Starting Pitcher

So far this offseason, the Yankees have focused on bolstering their batting order through trades for outfielder Aaron Hicks and infielder Starlin Castro. But now, with the team’s position-player alignment pretty much set (barring a trade of Brett Gardner) it is time to talk about pitching. If the season started tomorrow, the Yankees’ starting rotation […]

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Yankees Midseason Top 15 Prospects

Now that the trade deadline has passed, we can all sigh with relief that the Yankees’ newfound prospect depth is almost entirely intact. Ramon Flores and Jose Ramirez, we hardly knew ye. What lies below is my entirely subjective and personal ranking of who I reason to be the fifteen best prospects in the Yankees’ […]