My Take: The Yankees Sign Trevor Rosenthal to Minor League Deal

The Yankees continued their recent pitching depth splurge today with the most significant signing of them all:  RHP Trevor Rosenthal signed a minor league contract, joining David Hernandez and Tyler Lyons as recent signings.   They also claimed RHP Ryan Dull recently off of waivers and traded for Joe Mantiply. Two years removed from Tommy John Surgery, Rosenthal was once one of baseball's top strikeout…More

Yankees Minor League Report 8/19/19: Josh Smith, Gustavo Campero Continue to Rake

GCL East (Lost, 2-0, to fall to 15-24) SS Alexander Vargas and CF Kevin Alcantara each went 1-for-4 with a single.  Vargas also stole his 11th base…C Antonio Gomez went 0-for-4 with a strikeout and is 4-for-24…20-year old Deivi Diaz is a bit further down the chain than another 20-year old Deivi.   The lefty tossed four innings, allowing two runs (one…More

Yankees Minor League Report 8/13/19: Luis Medina Dazzles Again

Nick Nelson has been promoted to Scranton.  I am not sure if this is a permanent move, or just a move because they need a body.  I will assume the former while not being surprised if it is the latter. Nelson has strong strikeout stuff but also has issues with control.  This season, he owns a…More

Yankees Minor League Report 8/12/19: Jhony Brito with Dominant Performance

GCL East SS Alexander Vargas went 2-for-5 with his fourth triple and a run batted in.   He is at .230/.321/.379 in 161 AB between the GCL and DSL this season…CF Kevin Alcantara swatted out three singles and scored three times.   He has four 3+ hit games in 33 games this season between the GCL and DSL…C Antonio…More