Category Archives: New York Yankees

Scouting Report: Angelo Gumbs (2B)

BLUF: Dynamic athlete with the potential to contribute significantly in every phase of the game. The Player: Angelo Gumbs (2B, New York Yankees) – The Yankees 2nd round pick in 2010, Gumbs hit .192 in just seven games after signing … Continue reading

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2013 New York Yankees Top 15 Prospects

The Yankees are often criticized by fans for having an over-hyped system with prospects that never reach their full potential. That may be the case from some seats in the house, but from my seat, they have some very legitimate … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Yankees 2012 Top 15 Prospects

New York Yankees 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/5/12) Last year’s Yankees rankings were completed in advance of the trade that shipped Jesus Montero to the Mariners in exchange for Michael Pineda. As a result, Montero ranked atop the list and … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Slade Heathcott (OF)

BLUF: Top-end athlete with some explosive tools and strong future if he can stay up the middle. The Player: Slade Heathcott (OF, New York Yankees) – A first round pick in 2009, he debuted with just three games in the … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Tyler Austin (OF)

BLUF: Has the ceiling of an above-average regular with average and power in right field. The Player: Tyler Austin (OF, New York Yankees) – Pried away from a Kennesaw State commitment with a $130,000 signing bonus in the 13th round … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: A Host of Deals

I’m playing a little catch up on the last couple of trades, so this post will capture the White Sox-Astros, Tigers-Marlins and Yankees-Mariners deals with quick scouting reports on the prospects involved. Over the weekend, the Astros continued their fire … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Mason Williams (OF)

BLUF: Impact up the middle player with average, steals, doubles and excellent defense. The Player: Mason Williams (OF, New York Yankees) – Fourth round pick of the Yankees in 2010. Signed late and appeared in only five games for the … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: American League East

Baltimore Orioles As a guy that’s a huge fan of LSU right-hander Kevin Gausman – I ranked him #2 overall in my pre-draft Top 35 – I love the Orioles decision to go get him with the number four pick. … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Gary Sanchez (C)

BLUF: Middle-of-the-order masher with potential in every major offensive category. The Player: Gary Sanchez (C, New York Yankees) – Received a massive $3 million bonus from the Yankees in the 2009 international signing period. Raked in the rookie-level Gulf Coast … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: American League East

The American League East offers arguably the toughest divisional competition in baseball. With the Yankees, Red Sox and Rays all having made the playoffs in recent years, and all returning very strong clubs, the division is already loaded. Add to … Continue reading

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