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SLADE HEATHCOTT RUMORS

New York Yankees Re-Sign Slade Heathcott

Slade Heathcott batted .271 with 19 extra-base hits for Charleston. (Mandatory Credit:-Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com) After not being tendered a contract in November, outfielder Slade Heathcott is back with the New York Yankees on a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training according to Joel Sherman. Heathcott, 24, was the 29th overall pick in the 2009 draft as a compensation...
Via The Sports Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Slade Heathcott, the man who would be Josh Hamilton, is no longer a Yankee prospect

Yesterday, the Yankees jettisonned two of their most ballyhooed prospects of this new "Troubled-Yankees Millennium:" Slade Heathcott and Jose Campos are now free to walk around the cabin. They can sign with any team they wish. And the Yankiverse can add two more names to its Legion of the Lost.Campos came in the (in)famous Jesus Montero/Michael Pineda trade, and often was...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Uh-oh. Another Yankee prospect might have just bitten the dust

This kid made a huge comeback last season after a pile of wrist issues. Conceivably, he could have reached NYC late next year. Now... Slade Heathcott II..?
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees September Roster Moves

The Yankees opened up the roster’s this afternoon, adding eight players to the club. Here is the list of moves made today. Only surprise is the the Heathcott move, by adding him to the 60-day disabled list they have activated his big league clock, but they have depth in the outfield so it really is a low risk move. Recalled C John Ryan Murphy, RHP Preston Claiborne, RHP Bryan...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
September 02, 2014  |  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...

Reason for hope: In his write-up on Yankee prospects, Keith Law calls Slade Heathcott "legitimately a crazy person."

I believe that I speak for the Yankiverse in saying: We'll take him!Actually, Law quotes an unnamed scout, who questions Heathcott's sanity.  Two years ago, the night after a torturous magazine-length feature article appeared in the local newspaper detailing Slade's troubled youth - (we're talking shotguns, booze, abandonment, and living in cars) -  this is what happened when he...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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