The Arizona Fall League began today, with the first pitch at 12:35 in a matchup between the Surprise Rafters and Peoria Javelinas. The Yankees have seven players on the Rafters, most of whom are worth keeping an eye on. Here's a very quick rundown on which Yankee prospects to watch for in the AzFL:
Ian Kennedy, RHP: Kennedy recovered quickly from an aneurysm in his arm and made it back to the majors for an inning this season. He is much more advanced than most of the prospects in the fall league, so heáshould put up some gaudy numbers in the hitters' league. The most important thing for him is to get innings so he'll be ready to compete for a job come 2010 Spring Training.
Austin Romine, C: While he's only the second best catching prospect in the Yankees organization, he wou ...
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