Two Yankees Minor League Teams Win Titles

Posted: 17th September 2009 by Rob Abruzzese in MLB
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Last night, two Yankees minor league affiliates won championship titles: the high-A Tampa Yankees and the short season-A Staten Island Yankees. The Tampa Yankees rode a five-hitter by Trent Lare to capture the title. This team has been a truly great team for the Yankees minor league system this season. They have a nice mix of some of their top talents down there, and they also got some late-season additions from other teams to help them down the stretch. The Staten Island Yankees have also been very impressive this season. After starting out slow, they went on a tear just to get into the playoffs and eventually won it all. That team has a few guys who could eventually turn into prospects like Kyle Higashioka, Deangelo Mack, and Neil Medchill. However, this level is usually too low to tell ...

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