The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees put together a strong season. They won the International League's North division with a 81-60 record. The team is currently in the playoffs and leads their first series, two games to zero in a best-of-five. Top prospect Austin Jackson put together a strong first season in Triple-A, while other players were emerging as prospects. Ivan Nova and Kevin Russo both put together career years. Put this together with the veteran presence on the roster and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre is poised to make a run in the playoffs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees MVP Shelley Duncan, RF/DH: .277/.370/.546 with a wOBA of .401 in 527 plate appearances. The 29-year-old Duncan absolutely tore through the International League this season. He led the league in home runs, RBI, total ...
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