It’s the last day of January and the start to a monster sports weekend. I spent my morning hanging curtains and washing dishes, so I hope everybody else’s has been more exciting than that. Here’s what’s going on around the Yankosphere.
– The dollar figure on the Scott Baker deal is in. Via Jon Heyman, he’ll make $1.5 million if he makes the Major League squad. I’d say that’s a longshot possibility at best, but you never know.
– MLB.com unveiled its top 100 prospects list yesterday. 2 Yankee farmhands made the cut, with Luis Severino coming in at 23 Aaron Judge at 68, and Greg Bird nowhere to be found. Byron Buxton was #1 for the second year in a row. Check out the whole list here.
– If you missed it the other day, Yankee MiLer Tyler Palmer was suspended 50 games for testing positive for Amphetamine. Bummer for him.
– It didn’t make the ‘Palooza yesterday afternoon, but Mike Axisa wrapped up his ranking of the 40 players currently on the 40-man roster. …