Courtesy of MiLB.com
Well, it’s all been building to this. The cream of the crop, the best of the best, the bluest of all the organizational prospect chips. Today we wrap up the IIATMS Top 30 with the top 10 prospects in the Yankee system as voted on by our 3-man panel, and for the first time in a few years those top 10 players are primarily located in the top levels of the system. Long considered a bottom-heavy farm system, the Yankees now boast an upper portion that is chock full of their best prospects and possibly multiple league-wide top 50-100 guys. Who did we say is #1? Keep reading to find out.
10) Tyler Austin- OF, Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Age: 23, Height: 6’1″, Weight: 220
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Key 2014 Stats: .275/.336/.419, 59 R, 47 RBI, 20 2B, 5 3B, 9 HR, in 105 Games (437 PA)
Brad’s Rank: 9th, Dom’s Rank: 12th, EJ’s Rank: 9th
Dom’s Take- Austin was a consensus top 100 prospect 2 years ago on the heels of an excellent 2012, when he batted .322/.400/.559 with 17 HR and 23 SB (in only 25 attempts) in 472 PA split mostly between Charleston and Tampa.…