The Staten Island Yankee Quartet

Posted: 1st October 2009 by Greg F. in MLB
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The recent Yankees draft strategy has been to take guys who are signability cases. While this is definitely the right move for a team with the financial resources, there is a downside to this plan. While other teams have their top picks playing in short season leagues, the Yankees are still negotiating. By the time the Yankees get all of their top picks signed, the short season leagues are nearly over and the players get nothing more than a cameo appearance. On September 28th, Baseball America released it's list of the top 20 prospects in the New York-Penn League. There are 14 teams in the league, so it'd be nice to see the Yankees have two or three prospects on the list. This time, though, the Yankees had four players selected as top-20 prospects. In 2008, the Yankees had no players in th ...

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