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Projecting the Prospects in the Dustin Ackley Trade

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 […]
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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...

Yankees' Ryan activated from 60-day DL; Flores sent down

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...
Via AP on Fox
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Heathcott goes on DL with right quad strain

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

Over the holiday weekend, the Yankees' farm clubs posted football scores

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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