And in spite of all of that, Cashman convinced Oakland to take on those two along with Mateo and managed to keep top prospects like pitchers Justus Sheffield and Chance Adams, not to mention Clint Frazier and Gleyber Torres. After a largely frustrating last five years, the Yankees might be back in the Junior Circuit. Homegrown All-Stars Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and Luis Severino are the backbone of a roster that comes into Monday sitting atop the AL East at 56-47.
Although he lost a 3-0 Game 5 duel to Verlander, that says nothing of his incredible Game 2 performance, outdueling Verlander with an eight-inning scoreless effort against a lineup that included the likes of 2013 MVP Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and Victor Martinez. (The Yankees) still have a bunch of young outfielders in the minors still that are going to have a chance now.
Twelve months later, "Coming in here, you just feel the energy, " Frazier said of the win-now vibe. No team does that. Shortstop Jorge Mateo, 22, is the one piece still standing, but he's got some things still to prove after NY iced him for two weeks last season, a suspension that caused him to miss the Futures Game. Many thought it would be Estevan Florial (no. 5 prospect) but instead, he got both Mateo and Fowler.
Over the past calendar year, the Yankees have built an exciting young core and supplemented it using the depth of their farm system. Whether it be through failing to get enough value in a big trade, failing to fill a need or simply failing to make a trade at all, where there are winners there are also losers. Add in Triple-A third baseman Jeimer Candelario and the Cubs may be among the front-runners for Gray. This is a three-part process. "There's a talent deficit that exists right now, and the way to acquire multiple good players is to trade some of the good players you currently have".
Incorporate that young talent into the Major League Baseball roster.
The MLB Trade Deadline is finally upon us. But this year, the two wealthiest teams in baseball chose to buy.
Baltimore Orioles - Jeremy Hellickson will provide the team with some innings this season, but is a free agent and does nothing to address the team's long-standing pitching concerns. It's still striking that the rebuild happened this quickly. He's under team control through 2019, so in addition to bolstering the Yankees rotation in 2017, he'll figure in their rotation plans for at least the next two seasons. The simple fact is that this team isn't a real contender as now constructed.
Cubs acquire Justin Wilson and Alex Avila
It should be noted that neither Candelario nor Paredes is considered a top-100 prospect in baseball. Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks for three infield prospects, reviews from analysts were mixed.
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Trump replaces chief of staff Priebus — John Kelly appointment
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Wenger: Alexis Sanchez to return to Arsenal training
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