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Latest Expert Predictions on Who New York Yankees Will Draft

2014 MLB draft will be held from June 5 to June 7, and the New York Yankees will make their first selection in the second round with the No. 55 overall pick.

The Yankees don't have the luxury of picking in Round 1 this year. After signing Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran in free agency, they forfeited their right to select early. Those players were all tied to draft-pick compensation.

General manager Brian Cashman has never shied away from making such decisions. Signing major-league-ready talent is almost always paramount for the Yanks' GM, though scenarios like the one that unfolded this offseason will likely set the Yankees back a few years when it comes time to infuse young talent onto the roster.

Regardless, the ...

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