DotF: Mason Williams stays hot on rehab assignment

Triple-A Scranton is off until tomorrow for the All-Star break. The International League beat Pacific Coast League 4-2 in the All-Star Game tonight. Here’s the box score. LF Ben Gamel: 0-2 — started the game and batted leadoff … he was replaced by ex-Yankees farmhand Ronnie Mustelier C Gary Sanchez: 0-1 — started the game and batted third OF Aaron Judge (knee) and RHP Chad...
Via River Avenue Blues
16 days ago

DotF: Williams and Amburgey has big days in Tampa’s loss

Got some notes to pass along: The Yankees have signed 11th round pick Georgia LHP Connor Jones, according to Matt Eddy. No word on his bonus, but it’s safe to assume it’s no more than the $100,000 slot. The Yankees don’t have the pool space to hand out any more over-slot bonuses. Here’s our Draft Pool Tracker. Also from Eddy: the Yankees have released RHP Vinnie Pestano...
Via River Avenue Blues
18 days ago

DotF: Mason Williams returns; Wade and Fowler have big games in Trenton’s win

Some quick notes: 1B Nick Swisher is going home to spend the rest of the season with his wife and two daughters, he announced. Swisher’s wife gave birth to their second child a few days ago. Swisher says he isn’t retiring and will evaluate his options for next season at a later time. I missed this last weekend: David Laurila had a brief interview with RHP Drew Finley in last...
Via River Avenue Blues
27 days ago

Aaron Judge moves up to Scranton, while Flores, Heathcott and Williams try to heal before the trade deadline

Yesterday, the Yankees promoted Aaron Judge - their most celebrated position prospect since Jesus "Ice Cream Sandwich" Montero - up from Trenton to the Scranton/Columbus RailClippers. Judge is 23, but he eats like 40. He stands 6'7" and weighs 275 pounds - C.C. Sabathia territory. At Trenton, Judge was hitting .284 with 12 home runs, (which had him tied for the Eastern League lead...

Another ( Not So ) Fun Fact:

Mason Williams will not get another hit as a Yankee.He will be the only rookie who hit a home run and nothing else, during his time in pinstripes.His batting average started at .500 and is now .091...and fading.His best at bats are now swinging strike outs. He plays great defense, but cannot hit a lick.   Like so many Yankee regulars.The bus is loading for Scranton.  I can hear...

Yankees prospect Williams set for big league debut

BALTIMORE (AP) A year ago, New York Yankees outfield prospect Mason Williams was struggling in the minor leagues. On Friday, the 23-year-old was set to make his big league debut against the Baltimore Orioles. Williams was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, a day off for the Yankees. Asked his reaction to the call, Williams said, ''I started sweating. I started...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Mason Williams is next: Are the Yankees showcasing these guys for a trade?

In the last few weeks, the Yankees have unveiled...1, Slade Heathcott, who homered, and then tweaked a gonad2. Ramon Flores, who threw out base-runners, and then got demoted3. Jose Pirela, who homered, and today has been demoted4. Mason Williams, who arrives tonight.5. The current population of Guam at 2B, including somebody named Tony Renda, whom they just got from the Nats today...

Yankees protect Mason Williams; further roster decisions loom

The New York Yankees added Tyler Austin, Danny Burawa, Branden Pinder and Mason Williams to their 40-man roster Thursday eliminating the chance of them being selected in the Rule 5 draft to be held at the upcoming Winter Meetings.Austin seemed to have the best chance of being protected in his first season eligible for the Rule 5 draft, and the selection of power arms in Burawa...
Via Yankees Unscripted
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Yankees protect Mason Williams?

Just two years ago Mason Williams was a top prospect in the New York Yankees farm system. Come Thursday, Williams may not be protected by the club and thus be available in the Rule 5 draft held during the Winter Meetings.Williams was ranked as high as 32nd of all baseball prospects by Baseball America, 41st by and 51st by Baseball Prospectus before the 2013 season. He was...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Still hope: Yangervis survives the cut

But Mason Williams didn't.Ten players sent to the minors, no surprises. Zelous Wheeler is still a zealous Yankee, and Solarte is still Yankee-gervis.Of course they'll soon be gone. But someday... imagine this:A Yankee player without a ceiling built of concrete. 
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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