Sunday, December 23, 2012

John Sickels Top 20 Yankees Prospects List

John Sickels of Minor League Ball released his preliminary Top 20 Yankees prospects list with his grading system attached. For the full article click the link and head over there but I will give you the readers digest version here. 

1. Gary Sanchez
2. Tyler Austin
3. Mason Williams
4. Slade Heathcott
5. Brett Marshall
6. Jose Campos
7. Angelo Gumbs
8. Mark Montgomery
9. Ty Hensley
10. Manny Banuelos
11. Nik Turley
12. Corey Black
13. Rafael DePaula
14. JR Murphy
15. Ramon Flores
16. Bryan Mitchell
17. Austin Romine
18. Corban Joseph
19. Nick Goody
20. Dante Bichette Jr

Nick Swisher Signs Four Year Deal W/ Cleveland

Nick Swisher came to the Yankees in a trade before the 2009 season and has left this year via free agency after signing a four year deal with the Cleveland Indians this morning. This four year deal with worth $56 million before potential incentives and such which have not been announced at the time of this writing. There is an option year for a 5th year at $14 million which could bring the total deal up to $70 million.