At long last, the Yankees have finally managed to land Dustin Ackley. The Bombers swung a deal for the very failed prospect in exchange for Ramon Flores and Jose Ramirez. Here’s what the data say on the two prospects headed to Seattle. (Note: WAR figures denote WAR through age-28 season.) Ramon Flores, 8.1 WAR Aside […]
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...
NEW YORK (AP) Infielder Brendan Ryan has been activated from the 60-day disabled and played in his first game this season for the New York Yankees, starting at shortstop and batting ninth against the Washington Nationals. Injured pitcher Ivan Nova made a stop in the Bronx on Wednesday to throw a bullpen before heading to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He will make a rehabilitation...
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June 10, 2015 | Discuss
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Ramon Flores had a feeling his time had come. The Yankees called and his feeling turned out to be correct. Flores was called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre before Saturday's game against the Oakland Athletics to replace outfielder Slade Heathcott, who went on the disabled list with a right quad strain, retroactive to Friday. Flores, in his seventh season...
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May 30, 2015 | Discuss
Monday, the mashers of Moosic scored 2 touchdowns and a 2-point conversion.Check out Ramon Flores, who has hit 3 HRs in two games.Meanwhile, Trenton was posting 13 runs. (But nobody batting .300.) Neither of the Baseball America-approved prospects,Slade Heathcott and Mason Williams, had much to do with it.Sunday, the Charleston Riverdogs put 17. (We had a report on Mike Ford...
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