PITCHf/x Scouting Report: Josh Johnson

The starting pitcher market is beginning to dwindle down as we reach the July 31st trade deadline. Cole Hamels has already agreed to an extension with the Phillies, Wandy Rordiguez is now pitching in Pittsburgh, and Ryan Dempster is on the verge of moving to Los Angeles. Amongst other...

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Is it time to swallow the DH pill?

With Alex Rodriguez‘s recent injury, freakish though it may be, we’re forced to think (again) about his future with the team. No, he’s not going to injure himself out of baseball and the team isn’t going to cut him. They’re stuck with him, for better or worse, until his contract runs out...

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The Farm Report: 7/26/12

Trenton’s game was suspended with Harrisburg leading 3-1 in the second.

Tampa beat Palm Beach 6-4:
Ramon Flores tripled to center in the bottom of the first.  He scored on a ground out and Slade Heathcott singled.  He moved to second on an error.  Tyler Austin singled, putting runners on the corners.  Heathcott scored on a ground out by Gary Sanchez, giving Tampa a 2-0 lead.  Jose Mojica singled and Flores followed with a double.  A single by Adonis Garcia scored Mojica and Heathcott singled in Flores.  A ground ball to third scored Garcia and the Yankees were up 5-0.  A RBI single by Heathcott in the fourth gave the Yankees a healthy 6-0 lead, but Palm Beach started to work their way back into the game.  They scored two runs in the fourth and two in the seventh, but Tampa held on for the 6-4 victory.

Flores went 3-5 with three runs scored, a double and a triple.  Heathcott went 3-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.  …

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Corban Joseph: The #2 Yankee Minor League Story of the Year?

Tyler Austin is the biggest story this year in the Yankee system, without much question. His breakout has been real and powerful, and he is a now a solid top-50 prospect in all of baseball. But I think that a number of stories are flying under the radar right now. The most under-the-radar-y, and in...

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