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So far the Yankees have had four players among the organization’s more notable prospects play in spring training games.
Here’s how they’ve fared:
Dellin Betances, RHP
Betances has been electric since converting to a full-time relief role last season. In three games this spring, he’s pitched 5.1 scoreless innings, allowing one hit and two walks and striking out four.
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Just because the major league season is over doesn’t mean baseball is done. Several of the Yankees’ top prospects are honing their skills in winter ball, both in the United States and abroad. Here are some of the more notable performers and performances:
The 26-year-old lefthander appeared in five games, starting three, for the Yankees in 2013. His calling card is excellent...Read more »
1. GARY SANCHEZ, C, Tampa Yankees (Class A)
.272 BA, .333 OBP, .478 SLG, 12 HR, 55 RBIs
Four of last 10 hits were for extra bases.
2. J.R. MURPHY, C, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (AAA)
276 BA, .361 OBP, .444 SLG, 9 HR, 36 RBIs
Picked up his game since promotion to Triple-A, batting .299 with .385 OBP and 3 HR.
3. RAFAEL DE PAULA,...Read more »