Mid-Season Prospect Rankings

Gary Sanchez's performance has earned him the top spot in our Prospect Rankings (Photo: Mark LoMoglio)

  With the All-Star Break come and gone, it’s time for our mid-season prospect rankings. There’s some changes at the top, with Rafael DePaula, Jose Ramirez, and and J.R. Murphy being some of the biggest movers. This season has seen the re-emergence of players such as Dellin Betances and Jake Cave. I have seen most […]

Interviews | Tyler Austin

Tyler Austin (Photo: Trenton Thunder on Facebook)

New York Yankees outfield prospect Tyler Austin burst onto the scene in 2012, covering three minor league levels, plus a rehab stint in the Gulf Coast League. Austin led the Yankees’ system in batting average for the second straight year, and vaulted himself into the top five on Baseball America’s annual prospect rankings for each […]

Yanks make more cuts in camp

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According to the LoHud Yankees Blog, the Bombers have made some more cuts today, trimming their spring roster down in the first week of March. The players who will now go to the minor league camp are: Francisco Arcia C Tyler Austin OF Greg Bird 1B Cito Culver SS Kyle Higashioka C Gary Sanchez C […]

Interviews | Tyler Austin

Austin with the Trenton Thunder in Sept. 2012 (Photo courtesy of Flickr)

A name as hot as any in the Yankees’ minor league system right now is Tyler Austin.  Born in Macon, Georgia, Austin went on to play for Heritage High School, located near Atlanta.  After a stellar senior season, Baseball America ranked him as the 24th prospect in the Peach State and forecast that he could […]

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 […]

Austin Not An Option at Third Yet

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After a breakout season that began at Low-A Charleston and ended two levels higher in Double-A Trenton, Tyler Austin has become one of the hottest names in the Yankees farm system. Initially drafted as a catcher when he was selected in the 13th round of the 2010 draft, Austin never appeared in a professional game at […]

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 […]

The 1st Annual BronxPinstripes.com Minor League Awards

Tyler Austin's performance at both Charleston and Tampa earned him the honor of BronxPinstripes.com's Minor League Player of the Year (Photo Credit: Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Yankees)

As Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Trenton begin the playoffs tonight, it’s time to give out some post-season awards at each of the minor league levels which we covered throughout the season. There will be an overall award, as well as awards for members of each team. Player of the Year, Organization: Tyler Austin, OF, Charleston/Tampa/Trenton Tyler started […]

Minor Adjustments

Tyler Austin headlines the list of those promoted through the system in the past few days (Photo Credit: Mark LoMoglio/Yankees)

Every year on September 1st, Major League Baseball expands their rosters from 25 players to 40 players, pulling players mainly from their Triple-A affiliate. The result is some players realizing their dreams of playing in the Major Leagues, while also stripping potential playoff contending minor league teams of some of their key players. As a […]

Minors Wrap-Up: David Adams Just Keeps Hitting

David Adams' hot bat seems to have finally proved ready for Triple-A (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder Official Site)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees John Maine got torched last night, allowing nine runs on as many hits and putting the Yankees in a hole from which they would never recover. With his latest bad performance, Maine’s ERA has jumped to 6.53 on the season. After Maine left, Lee Hyde and Kelvin Perez, both recent promotions from […]

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 […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Marshall Wins the Battle of the Aces

Brett Marshall won tonight's pitcher's duel against Pirates SuperProspect Gerrit Cole (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees For Ronnier Mustelier, the hits keep coming since his return from the disabled list, as he picked up two more tonight.  That was the lone bright spot offensively, other than Chris Dickerson extended his hitting streak to eight games tonight with a two hit performance, though he also contributed three strikeouts towards […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Joba Strikes Out Three, Gets Win for Trenton

Jobamania came to New Jersey in dominant form on Sunday (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre was shut out by the Pawtucket Red Sox on Sunday, falling 4-0 while being limited to just two hits by a combination of Billy Buckner, Mark Prior, Daniel Bard, and Chris Carpenter. Chris Dickerson recorded one of those for the Yankees, extending his hitting streak to six games. Dickerson is batting […]

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: Tracy, Turley Dominant in Tampa

Nik Turley dominated Lakeland hitters on Monday (Photo Credit: Robert Pimpsner)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Chris Dickerson continued on his recent hot streak, going 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored and a two-run home run on Monday, but it wasn’t enough to help the Yankees, who fell to the Gwinnett Braves 10-6. Dickerson, Corban Joseph, and Gustavo Molina were the three SWB Yankees to come away […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Charleston Scores Four in 13th to Win

Casey Stevenson brought home four of Charleston's eight runs yesterday.

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre fell to the Buffalo Bisons 10-3 on Sunday as veteran John Maine imploded on the mound. Maine (L, 2-3) lasted just 4.2 innings pitched, allowing six runs to score on four hits and four walks. After Maine left, Preston Claiborne, Justin Thomas, and Manny Delcarmen would allow at least one […]

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 […]