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Tuesday June 25th 2024


New York Yankees: Ranking the 7 Best Prospects in the Farm System

face facts—the New York Yankees are an old team. Fourteen of the 25 players on the roster are on the wrong side of 30, and that's not including players currently on the disabled list such as Derek Jeter, Bartolo Colon and Rafael Soriano.

In recent times, the New York Yankees' farm system has essentially been an afterthought. Throughout much of the late 1990s - early 2000s, they did not develop many upper echelon prospects, and the ones they did develop were usually shipped over to acquire veteran talent, leaving the cupboard quite bare.

The Yankees realized that the organizational philosophy needed to change regarding the development of their prospects. They put more of their resources into their developmental system, and it ...

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