Baseball America Releases Top-10 Yankees Prospect List

Gary Sanchez found his name at the top of Baseball America's annual top Yankees prospects list (Photo: MiLB.com)

Baseball America, the premiere website for minor league baseball coverage, released their annual list of the top 10 New York Yankees prospects on Monday. To no one’s surprise, catcher Gary Sanchez topped the list, which was compiled by former Trenton Thunder beat writer Josh Norris. Slade Heathcott, who was finally getting on track in Trenton […]

Interviews | Mason Williams

Trenton Thunder outfielder Mason Williams may be one of the most athletically-gifted prospects in the Yankees system.

One of the interns for the Trenton Thunder asked me not too long ago what my favorite part about being a sports writer was. Plain and simple, it’s the access, and the Double-A level where I am credentialed is probably the perfect spot to be at. For the most part, you are talking with players […]

Sanchez headlines Top 30 Yankees Prospects

Gary Sanchez (Photo: Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com)

As seen on Examiner.com. As the winter winds down, the report date for pitchers and catchers is right around the corner. That means it is time to look deep into the future of the New York Yankees organization and rank some of the players who are among the best bets to make it to the […]

BronxPinstripes.com’s Preseason Top 30 Prospects

Gary Sanchez has been named as BronxPinstripes.com's top preseason prospect (Photo Credit: MiLB.com)

The baseball season is almost upon us, which means it is time for BronxPinstripes.com to release its first edition of prospect rankings for the 2013 season. Our final rankings from last year, completed in August just days after the trade deadline, featured the same one-two punch at the top, but things have been greatly shaken […]

Baseball America Releases its Top Ten Yankees Prospects

Despite season-ending labrum surgery, Mason Williams is at the top of Baseball America's Yankees prospect list (Photo Credit: MiLB.com)

Every year, prestigious baseball scouting website BaseballAmerica.com releases its analysis of each team’s farm system, complete with their listing of the top ten prospects in each organization. On Friday, the analysis of the Yankees’ farm system was published with a few surprises on the top prospects’ list. Baseball America also ranks the players with the […]

Post-Deadline Prospect Rankings

Gary Sanchez has taken over as the top prospect in the Yankees organization.

With the July trade deadline having come and gone and the minor league seasons almost concluded, it’s time to sit down and reevaluate the farm system. It’s interesting to look at which prospects have seen their stock skyrocket (Tyler Austin) and which have seen their value plummet (Dellin Betances). The last time we looked at […]

Top Prospect Mason Williams Out for the Season

Yankees OF prospect Mason Williams will miss the rest of the season with a torn labrum (Photo Credit: BronxBaseballDaily)

Mason Williams, thought by many to be the top prospect in the Yankees’ farm system, had many excited by his promotion to High-A Tampa. Unfortunately for Williams and the Yankees, that promotion lasted all of 22 games before Williams landed on the disabled list with a shoulder injury on July 29th. As it turns out, […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Joba Working His Way Back

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AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees The Yankees were able to withstand a furious eighth inning rally by the Charlotte Knights to win 6-4. Justin Thomas turned in a solid spot start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, allowing just one hit over four shutout innings before giving way to the bullpen. Chase Whitley followed Thomas and would earn the win with […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Nuno Lights Out Again For Trenton

Vidal Nuno had another superb outing for Trenton (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Nelson Figueroa turned in a “quality” start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tonight and left with the game tied before Chase Whitley surrendered three runs in the seventh and Preston Claiborne surrendered three in the eighth, causing Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to fall 9-3. Figueroa, who made it through six frames, had allowed  three runs on ten hits […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Joba, Romine, Nunez Rehabbing in GCL

Joba Chamberlain could be ticketed for A-ball as part of his rehab assignment by next week.

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Adam Warren struggled to keep runners off the bases in 5 2/3 innings of work tonight, allowing two runs on nine hits and three walks. Warren also struck out five Charlotte batters. However, it was Ryota Igarashi who would take the loss after allowing a run (allowed by Juan Cedeno after Igarashi […]

Sanchez, Austin, Segedin Headline Minor League Promotions

Tyler Austin's breakout season has earned him a ticket to Tampa.

Some of the New York Yankees top organizational prospects took another big step towards the Major Leagues tonight, earning promotions to their next respective levels. For others, their dreams took a huge hit as they were slapped with demotions that some may never recover from. Three of my top five prospects from Memorial Day were […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Mitchell, Miller Chased Early

D.J. Mitchell got shelled in Louisville last night (Photo Credit: Adam and Daniel Parker on Flickr)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre D.J. Mitchell lasted just two innings last night, getting torched for six runs on seven hits and three walks as the Yankees fell to Louisville 11-6. The loss dropped Mitchell to 5-4 on the season. Things didn’t get much better for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after Mitchell left, as both Mike O’Connor and Manny Delcarmen got […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Ortiz Phenomenal in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Victory

Ryan Pope started for Trenton and combined with three other pitchers to shut out the Harrisburg Senators (Photo Credit: The Times-Tribune)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ramon Ortiz pitched another great game for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre today, earning his sixth win of the season. The veteran righty tossed 7.2 innings, allowing just two runs on four hits. Offensively, the Yankees jumped on the Syracuse Chiefs right away, as eight men hit in the first inning while they scored three […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Four Run 7th Propels Scranton to Victory

Ramiro Pena's 7th inning triple was a game-changing play for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Photo Credit: tjperr on Flickr)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Dellin Betances started the game for the Yankees, but once again showed a lack of control, throwing just 59 of 103 pitches (57%) for strikes, and included a pair of wild pitches. He would last just 4.2 innings, allowing three runs on seven hits and two walks. Fortunately, the Yankees were able […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Trenton Blows Five Run Lead in 9th

Ryan Flannery turned in a clunker on Thursday for Trenton (Photo Credit: NorthJersey.com)

    AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Scranton/Wilkes-Barre got massacred on Thursday, losing to the Syracuse Chiefs by a score of 10-0. Adam Warren didn’t look very good in five innings of work, allowing ten baserunners and four runs. Unfortunately for the Yankees, Manny Delcarmen looked even worse. In just two-thirds of an inning, Delcarmen allowed five runs, […]

Minors Wrap-Up: O’Brien Wins Again in Trenton

O'Brien earned his third win of the season on Thursday night

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton topped Durham on Thursday night by a score of 6-2 behind a strong offensive performance that saw the team compile eleven hits. Notably, Doug Bernier went 3-for-4 including a double and a run scored, and Colin Curtis was 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, an RBI and a run scored. […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Dickerson Strong in Return From Disabled List

Chris Dickerson got off to a hot start in his return from the Disabled List (Photo Credit: Bronx Baseball Daily)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ramon Ortiz posted another solid outing tonight for the Yankees as they defeated the Durham Bulls 9-4 tonight. Ortiz went seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits and a walk. He struck out two hitters as he advanced to 4-3 on the year and brought his ERA to 3.52. Offensively, […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Warren Pitches Shutout For Scranton

Adam Warren pitched a Complete Game Shutout last night for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Photo Credit: Tri-State Yanks)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton split a doubleheader yesterday with the Norfolk Tides, winning the first and losing the second in eleven innings. In the first game, Adam Warren pitched an absolute gem, tossing a complete (seven inning) game and allowing just five hits. Warren also struck out six as he earned his third win […]

Memorial Day Prospect Rankings: My Top 15

Despite two DL stints this season, Manny Banuelos is still #1 in the Yankees Prospect Rankings.

Prospects are a huge part of any baseball organization, and fans generally speaking love to hear about them. Every “top” prospect has the chance to become the next Mickey Mantle, Andy Pettitte or Bernie Williams in a fan’s eyes. However, all too often, these same prospects turn out like Brien Taylor, Eric Duncan, or Drew […]

Minors Wrap-up: Charleston Looks Like a Young Murderer’s Row in Win Over Savannah

Tyler Austin hit his league-leading 12th home run of the season today (Photo Credit: Charleston RiverDogs Official Site)

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3, Toledo 1 Sixth inning singles by Brandon Laird and Gustavo Molina made all the difference for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre thist afternoon, as they produced three runs to lift the Yankees over the Toledo Mud Hens. Molina was one of the forces behind the offense today, going 2-for-4 with a pair of runs batted in. Eduardo […]