The Yankees have a lot to sort out for their MLB club this spring. We’ll be watching Ivan Nova, Sergio Mitre, Freddy Garcia, and Bartolo Colon fight for rotation spots. We’ll check in and see if Derek Jeter‘s swing is indeed corrected, or if Joba Chamberlain is actually as fat as people are reporting. But Tampa will also be filled with about 200-some minor league players looking to continue their journey to the big leagues. Here are five players who deserve to be watched during spring training.
Jesus Montero – A few months ago, he was set to enter Spring Training as the presumptive Yankees starting catcher. Now, he’s sidelined behind Russell Martin, and will probably return to Triple-A for at least another half season. However, Montero could change all that with an impressive spring. He will probably stick around until the final round or two of cuts are made, and a big performance could change the Yankees mind.… Click here to read the rest