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New York Yankees Sign Australian Teen Phenom RHP Brandon Stenhouse
January 29th, 2014 at 4:21 PM
The New York Yankees signed Melbourne, Australia teenager Brandon Stenhouse to a six-figure contract to come to America and play for the most well-known franchise in sports. Stenhouse, 17, has ascertained a dream come true by being drafted by a Major League Baseball club. The Aussie will report to the Yankees...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Retain Manager Tony Franklin
January 4th, 2014 at 1:40 PM
The New York Yankees Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder announced this week they will be retaining the services of manager Tony Franklin making this his 8th consecutive season. The Thunder are coming off their third Eastern League Championship under Franklin's direction. "Tony Franklin is a great asset to the Thunder and our...

New York Yankees’ Prospects Represent Organization in Arizona Fall League All-Star Game
November 4th, 2013 at 5:00 AM
The Arizona Fall League is in full swing and two New York Yankee prospects were named to the All-Star roster. The Yankees No. 2 overall prospect OF Mason Williams and catcher Peter O'Brien  represented the Pinstripes for the East squad which lost to the West 9-2 on Saturday at Surprise Stadium...

Trenton Thunder, Double A-Affiliate of the New York Yankees, Named Minor League Team of the Year
November 3rd, 2013 at 4:23 PM
MiLB.com which is the Minor League Baseball website named the Trenton Thunder the Minor League team of the year. Trenton is the AA-affiliate of the New York Yankees and the 2013 Champion of the Eastern League. The MiLB website allows voting for the MiLBy Awards which is announced annually every fall at...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Win the Eastern League Championship
September 13th, 2013 at 11:29 AM
The Trenton Thunder completed a three-game sweep of the Harrisburg Senators to capture their third Eastern League Championship in franchise history. The New York Yankees Double-A affiliate finished the season on a nine game winning streak and then preceded to sweep the division series and Championship series to complete their season. Trenton...

New York Yankees’ Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Sweeps Binghamton Mets, Advances to Championship
September 7th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
For the fifth time in seven years the Trenton Thunder are advancing to the Eastern League Championship Series. Trenton completed the sweep of the Binghamton Mets last night with a dominating 3-0 victory. Thunder starter Shane Greene threw six shut out innings and reliever Danny Burawa threw a scoreless 1 1/3...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Playoff Bound
August 12th, 2013 at 1:17 PM
There will be at least one team in the New York Yankees organization who will play in the playoffs this season. The Double-A Trenton Thunder, who currently sits in second place of the Eastern League Conference,  is playoff bound. Trenton has a 63-57 record and is 7-3 over their last 10...

New York Yankees Top 20 Prospects List Adds Some New Faces
July 30th, 2013 at 1:41 PM
We are at the halfway point of the baseball season and the New York Yankees have released their updated Top 20 prospect list. Some of the new additions may be seen in the Bronx in the near future. The Yankees have added five new faces on their list which include three...

New York Yankees Minor League Update 7-22-13
July 22nd, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Not only has the New York Yankees been hit by the injury bug, but their Triple-A affiliate Scranton Wilkes-Barre isn't fairing too well either. The RailRiders roster has nine players on the DL and have been hampered by call ups to the parent club. Having too much to overcome this season Scranton...

Rafael De Paula Will Represent the New York Yankees in the Sirius XM Futures All-Star Game
July 4th, 2013 at 10:55 AM
RHP Rafael De Paula is being rewarded for an outstanding season by representing the New York Yankees on the World Team in the 15th annual Sirius XM All-Star Futures game.  This has become a must see for baseball fans who will be getting a glimpse of some possible future Major League Baseball...

New York Yankees Sign First Round Pick LHP Ian Clarkin and Second Round Pick INF Gosuke Kotuh
June 20th, 2013 at 1:03 PM
The New York Yankees have signed their second of three first-round picks, No. 33 overall, LHP Ian Clarkin.  Clarkin made some news at the draft when he expressed his disdain for the most storied franchise in sports history. Later he said he was joking and with Clarkin signing for $1,650,100 that will put...

New York Yankees Unsuccessful West Coast Swing Beckons for Infusion of Young Talent
June 17th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
The New York Yankees finished a West Coast trip with a 4-6 record, including a sweep by the Oakland A's and more veteran players hitting the DL or just being ineffective.  Isn't it time to start bringing up some young prospects and let them learn on the job? Let's take a cue...

New York Yankees Sign Their 5th Round Selection Away from LSU
June 11th, 2013 at 12:17 PM
The New York Yankees fifth-round selection (no. 164 overall) RHP David Palladino will sign on Wednesday for an undisclosed amount of money. The Emerson, New Jersey native was committed to LSU, one of the most prestigious baseball programs in the country. Four days before the actual draft LSU anticipated Palladino being drafted and...

New York Yankees Minor League Update: 6-2-2013
June 2nd, 2013 at 2:53 PM
The New York Yankees Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (25-29) are eight games back in the International League. With numerous injuries to the parent club SWB has provided some key players who are regular contributors. Infielder David Adams, RH pitchers Preston Claiborne and Adam Warren, LHP Vidal Nuno and catcher Austin Romine are some of...

New York Yankees Activate Outfielder Curtis Granderson from Disabled List
May 14th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** After suffering a fractured right forearm in his first at-bat of spring training against the Toronto Blue Jays, which was then followed with a diligent rehabilitation process and a successful five-game rehab stint with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre, outfielder Curtis Granderson will make his 2013 debut in the Bronx on Tuesday night. Following...

New York Yankees Call up Preston Claiborne; Designate Cody Eppley for Assignment
May 4th, 2013 at 2:00 AM
The New York Yankees have called up right-handed reliever Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. To make room for Claiborne on the 40-man roster, the Yankees have designated right-handed reliever Cody Eppley for assignment.  ***PHOTO1*** Claiborne recorded a 3.48 ERA with three saves and 10 strikeouts in 10.1 innings this season at Triple-A....

New York Yankees No. 2 Prospect Mason Williams Arrested on DUI Charges
April 25th, 2013 at 12:25 PM
New York Yankees minor leaguer Mason Williams was arrested in Tampa this morning on misdemeanor DUI charges. The 21 year old outfielder is one of the top two prospects in the Yankees organization and is projected someday becoming an elite center fielder. According to a report on the Tampa police web site Williams 2012 Range Rover...

New York Yankees Minor League Report: 4/15/13
April 15th, 2013 at 12:59 PM
The first couple of weeks of 2013 has New York Yankees Minor League affiliates showing a mixed bag of results in this young season. Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are back in their newly renovated PNC Field, but have had a tough beginning going 2-6 and dealing with multiple rain outs.  Some bright spots include SS Addison Maruszak  who leads the...

New York Yankees Recall Starter Phil Hughes; Will Face Detroit on Saturday
April 5th, 2013 at 10:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a move that in all honesty, puzzles Yankees 101, especially considering the diligence they showed in easing him back into live pitching, the Yankees have scratched starter Phil Hughes from his scheduled Triple-A start on Saturday night, and have recalled him to the big club. Furthermore, and as per Wallace Matthews...

New York Yankees Starter Hiroki Kuroda to Test Injured Finger Friday
April 5th, 2013 at 12:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** After taking a line drive from Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino off of his throwing hand on Wednesday night, the status of Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda is a bit uncertain at this point.  While x-rays taken following the Yankees' 7-4 loss proved to be negative, thus avoiding a significant injury, there's still...