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A look back at the best Yankees farm system in decades

Despite being just over two weeks into the baseball season, there’s plenty of buzz about the Yankees’ Baby Bombers. As volatile as prospects can be, the past couple seasons have seen more good than bad news for Yankee farmhands. As a result, a farm system once stuck in a rut of mediocrity has turned into one of the league’s best. Even with the graduations of Luis Severino and...
Via BP Bronx
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Friedman Is Going To Do Something That Infuriates You

I’ve been thinking a lot about Andrew Friedman’s arrival with the Dodgers, and one of the things that really keeps coming up for me is simply that he’s an outsider to the organization. Ned Colletti had been in charge for so, so long, to the point that not a single current member of the Dodgers played for the team before he arrived. (Although several had been drafted and were...
Via Dodgers Digest
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting the Opposing Pitcher: Alfredo Simon

If the rain holds off tonight, and that is a big if, the Phillies will face 33-year old righty Alfredo Simon. Simon’s ties to Philadephia are strong: Simon was actually signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1999 and traded to Baltimore in 2004 with Ricky Ledee for Felix Rodriguez. Simon signed as a free agent with Texas following the 2006 season before being selected...
Via Phillies Nation
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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