Gary Sanchez (Photo: Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com)
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As the winter winds down, the report date for pitchers and catchers is right around the corner. That means it is time to look deep into the future of the New York Yankees organization and rank some of the players who are among the best bets to make it to the Bronx someday. Just a reminder, a prospects list balances on pure talent and probability of reaching, and staying, at the major league level. To be eligible for this list, a player must simply retain their eligibility to be considered for Rookie of the Year at the major league level.
1) Gary Sanchez, C, Age 20
2012 Statistics: .290 BA, 18 HR, 85 RBI, 15 SB with Charleston and Tampa.
One of the best catching prospects in the game, Sanchez’s ceiling likely helped contribute to Brian Cashman’s willingness to trade catching prospect Jesus Montero to the Seattle Mariners. Sanchez is a pure hitter who has demonstrated excellent power at each level so far. Baseb...