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Mets, Yankees Prospects Finding Common Ground In Arizona

It seems odd to think of a Yankees hitting coach working with an up and coming Mets hitter, but when young prospects arrive from around the country to play baseball in the Arizona Fall League, that’s just what happens. Both New York teams have sent a battery of players to Arizona and wouldn’t you know it, they’ve been spending a great deal of time together. The Mets have sent...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Great Yankee Hope of Hope Week 2014: Aaron is the new Jesus

Wednesday, the Upheaval Empire elevated Aaron Judge to Tampa, where the 2013 first-round pick - the tallest (6'7") and most off-the-bus, intimidating Yankee outfielder since the two Davids, Winfield and Justice. Judge was leading the Atlantic Coast League in hitting (.333) and walks (39), with decent power (9 HR), and his promotion was prophesized by the bloviation...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Prospect Dante Bichette Jr Following In His Father’s Footsteps

The MLB Talk 101 continued its Offseason 101 series, this time with hosts Brian Danuff and Gershon Rabinowitz at the helm. The duo sat down with a New York Yankees prospect whose MLB pedigree brings smiles to the faces of those who grew up watching baseball during the 90’s. The prospect was none other than Dante Bichette Jr. (DBJ), the son of 4-time All Star and run producing machine...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: Hal's strategy for the farms is more supervisors. Here's another plan...

The gentlemen of the club are accepting new members. "The Yankees didn't clean house. In fact, rather than fire scouts or instructors, the team is bringing more of them on."Great. Just great. Well, here are some ideas for long-term development of the Yankees:1. Never hold onto a first-round draft pick. Sign free agents that eliminate our top pick, so other teams always...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: Hal's strategy for the farms is more supervisors. Here's another plan...

The gentlemen of the club are accepting new members. "The Yankees didn't clean house. In fact, rather than fire scouts or instructors, the team is bringing more of them on."Great. Just great. Well, here are some ideas for long-term development of the Yankees:1. Never hold onto a first-round draft pick. Sign free agents that eliminate our top pick, so other teams always...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: Soon, it will all be over

Close your eyes, everybody. Soon, none of this will matter: 2013 will be a memory.Take a break. Enjoy the sunsets. The end is near. Tomorrow, if we're lucky, we might hit rock bottom.By late next week, the A-Rod story will have tumbled onto the media's back-burner. Nobody will want to write about it or read about it. No more surgical leaks to the Gammonites of ESPN. No...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The Yankees, first in age and near last in stolen bases, wait beneath the ground, listening for signs of their rescuers

Today, I used Hal 3000 for some fancy-dan number crapola, to see if the stats square with my sense that we're sitting in a coal shaft with a coughing canary. We're tapping on the wall, listening for a response, hoping to be rescued by Grandyman, Tex, Arod, Jeet, Chien-Ming Wang, a peachfuzz or two from Trenton and - of course - the light at the end of the tunnel, Michael...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Another first round pick down the drain?

Ty Hensley, our first pick last June, needs hip surgery and will be out for three months.He's 19, and it's crazy to think he's done. But it's just as crazy to think this isn't a really bad sign. Good grief, how do we find these guys? Will a first round pick ever make it?Look at the list of the last 10 years.2003: Eric Duncan (washout)2004: Phil Hughes (success...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Great to know we have talent on the farm: Mason Williams and Dante Bichette Jr. have a band

 They're already planning for life after baseball.Like 90 percent of the planet, Dante Bichette Jr. - (Son of Rockie and former Yank 1st round pick) - and Mason Williams - (Not the guy who recorded "Classic Gas," but the kid viewed by many as the best prospect in the Yank system) - have formed a musical band of merrymakers and uploaded a couple songs to a free music...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tenacious "D"

<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 115%;">When Dante Bichette Jr. was selected in the second round (51st overall) in the 2011 draft, it was criticized.  Keith Law called the selection an over-draft and ignored his athletic ability, already relegating him to a corner outfield position. If...
Via Sliding Into Home
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Beyond the Box Score: An In-Depth Interview with Mariana Bichette

<span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;"><span style="font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"; font-size: 12pt; line-height: 115%;">I had the pleasure of being able to speak with Mariana Bichette, mother of top Yankee prospect Dante Bichette Jr.  The following...
Via Sliding Into Home
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees Spring Training Game 29: Home Runs Power the Win

  New York Yankees 11 — Houston Astros 9   Five home runs helped power the Yankees to an 11-9 win over the Houston Astros in today’s game. Robinson Cano and Raul Ibanez each hit a two-run home run in the 5th inning to play a role in the win. Prospect Dante Bichette Jr. also [...]
Via Bronx Pinstripes
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees 11, Astros 9

Robinson Cano and Raul Ibanez each had two-run homers, 19-year-old Dante Bichette Jr. connected on the first two pitches he saw this spring and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 11-9 in a game Saturday shortened to eight innings by rain. The Yankees and Astros combined for nine home runs. Jordan Lyles, bidding for one of two open spots in the Astros' rotation, gave...
Via Fox Sports
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros and Yanks combine for nine homers

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Robinson Cano and Raul Ibanez each had two-run homers, 19-year-old Dante Bichette Jr. connected on the first two pitches he saw this spring and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 11-9 in a game Saturday shortened to eight innings by rain. The Yankees and Astros combined for nine home runs. Jordan Lyles, bidding for one of two open spots in the...
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Bombers prospect Bichette has always lived baseball

TAMPA — Dante Bichette Jr. has spent a lifetime around the game of baseball, but his dad’s major league background is just one part of the equation that makes him such an intriguing Yankees prospect. Bichette’s dad, Dante Sr., played 14 seasons in the majors, compiling a .299 average...
Via New York Yankees - New York Post
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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