Hernandez Working Out Well For The Yankees

Jake Hernandez with the Staten Island Yankees in 2015 (Robert M. Pimpsner)

Originally drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 22nd round of the 2010 First-Year-Player Draft, Jake Hernandez opted to head to college instead of turning pro.

Education was more important to me at the time,” he said, “It was a hard decision to make but I knew right … [visit site to read more]

How Yankee Prospects Faired in the Arizona Fall League

Ian Clarkin in the Arizona Fall League ( Ryan "Moose" Morris - Freelance Photographer)

The Surprise Saguaros had the best record in the regular season of the Arizona Fall League and featured eight New York Yankees prospects. The Yankees sent a good mix of prospects to the desert, with four pitchers and four position players, they had a real impact on the team offensively, … [visit site to read more]

For Lail, Ruth, Location Beats Speed

Eric Ruth frustrates hitters with location rather than speed. (Robert M Pimpsner)

The mantra the Yankees – and really any club – teach to pitchers is a simple one. Follow these, and you will find success at most levels:

Work quickly … Trust your stuff … Throw strikes.

The Yankees, also like any club, are tantalized by the guys who throw cheese – the pitcher who can hit 95 … [visit site to read more]

Four More Yankees Prospects to Watch in 2016

Hoy Jun Park at the 2015 Instructional League (Bryan Green)

Roughly two months ago, I wrote an article with four Yankees prospects to watch in 2016. The four players on that list were visit site to read more]

Yankees Position Prospects Shine in Arizona Fall League

Gary Sanchez ( Ryan "Moose" Morris - Freelance Photographer)

The Arizona Fall League came to a close on Saturday evening after the Scottsdale Scorpions defeated the Surprise Saguaros in the league championship game, 6-4.

Despite falling a few runs short of hoisting the AFL title, the Yankees collection of … [visit site to read more]

Which Yankees Prospects Are Most Likely To Be Selected In the Rule V Draft

Chaz Hebert with the Tampa Yankees in 2015 (Bryan Green)

This past Friday the Yankees finalized their 40-man roster when they added visit site to read more]

Padres Sign Former Yankees Farm Hand Vargas to MLB Deal       

Cesar Vargas with the Tampa Yankees (© Mark LoMoglio/Yankees)

Yesterday afternoon the San Diego Padres announced that they have signed former New York Yankees minor league pitcher visit site to read more]

The Yankees Know What They Have in Franklin

The Yankees brass appreciates the job Tony Franklin has done in their minor-league system.

Yankees minor-league manager Tony Franklin was just where you would expect to find him the week before Thanksgiving.

On a golf course in the Greater Los Angeles area.

“We’re trying to get a round in,” said Franklin, 65. “It’s going to get dark … [visit site to read more]

Yankees Add 3 Prospects to 40-Man Roster

Ben Gamel (Cheryl Pursell)

This afternoon the New York Yankees announced that they have added 3 minor leaguers to their 40-man roster in advance of the deadline to finalize their roster.  The three prospects added to the roster were right-handed pitchers visit site to read more]

Yankees Have Tough Roster Decisions to Make

Ben Gamel (Cheryl Pursell)

Tomorrow night is the deadline for all major league teams to set their rosters and the New York Yankees have some tough choices to make.  First, they only have 2 open spots on their 40-man roster with at least 9 players who would need to be … [visit site to read more]