MLB Draft

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Yankees Make Most Of Wait, Draft Lefty Strikeout Machine Lindgren

Yankees director of amateur scouting Damon Oppenheimer said they picked a kid who has “exceptional strikeout numbers.” Exceptional indeed.

06/06/2014

Representatives from all 30 Major League Baseball teams fill Studio 42 during the MLB First-Year Player Draft at the MLB Network Studio on June 5, 2014 in Secacucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Mets Hoping ‘Polished’ Pick Conforto Can Breeze Through Minors

The Mets have made a habit in recent years of taking high schoolers with their top pick in the MLB draft. They bucked that trend on Thursday night.

06/06/2014

Ian Clarkin of United States talks with Chris Okey during the 18U Baseball World Championship match between the USA and Canada at Mokdong stadium on September 8, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Yankees Reach Agreement With 1st-Round Pick Ian Clarkin

Clarkin, one of the team’s three draft picks in the opening round, has agreed to a slot-money deal worth $1,650,100, WFAN and CBSSports.com insider Jon Heyman reported.

06/17/2013

Jayson Nix (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), CC Sabathia (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Yankees Thoughts: Sabathia Lit Up, Cano’s Slump, MLB Draft & More

Brett Gardner has been very hot, but has anybody noticed Jayson Nix?

06/12/2013

Ian Clarkin of United States talks with Chris Okey during the 18U Baseball World Championship match between the USA and Canada at Mokdong stadium on September 8, 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Yankees First-Round Draft Pick Ian Clarkin Apologizes For Anti-Yankee Comments

On a conference call Friday, Clarkin said he was sorry. He said the remarks were taken out of context and meant to tease his mother, a Yankees fan.

06/08/2013

Lee Mazzilli of the New York Mets fields the ball during a game in the 1989 season. (Photo by: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mets Draft Pick LJ Mazzilli Following In His Father’s Footsteps

Forty years after taking local boy Lee Mazzilli in the first round of the 1973 amateur draft, the Mets selected his son, University of Connecticut second baseman LJ Mazzilli.

06/08/2013

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Yankees Draft 3B Jagielo, OF Judge, P Clarkin In 1st-Round Haul

Aaron Judge toured Yankee Stadium with eight other prospects Thursday and daydreamed about roaming the outfield there someday. After being drafted in the first round by the Yankees, that could become a reality in a few years.

06/07/2013

Dominic Smith with Darryl Strawberry (credit: Twitter/@Mets)

Mets Go Back To Cali, Draft Sweet-Swinging Dominic Smith In 1st Round

While Darryl Strawberry was an outfielder and Smith is primarily a first baseman, they already have something in common: a sweet-looking swing from the left side of the plate.

06/07/2013

Mookie Wilson looks on during the MLB draft in 2010. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

2013 MLB Draft Primer: Time, Details And Top Prospects

A few things to know about this year’s Major League Baseball first-year player draft.

06/06/2013

Mookie Wilson looks on during the MLB draft in 2010. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: MLB Draft, 11th-Selection Stats And More Mets Notes

Historically, Greg Luzinski (Philadelphia 1968) appeared in the most games (1,821) and hit the most home runs (307) of any player chosen with the 11th pick.

06/04/2013

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Mets GM ‘Very Reluctant’ To Lose Top Pick For Michael Bourn

“We continue to look, but I think, realistically at this point, there’s not a lot left on the shelf,” Alderson said Sunday.

01/28/2013

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Ex-Yankees Prospect Brien Taylor Sentenced In Crack Cocaine Distribution Case

Taylor has been sentenced to 38 months in prison after pleading guilty in August to distributing crack cocaine.

11/07/2012

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Yankees Lock Up First-Round Pick Ty Hensley

Hensley just took his first step to one day donning pinstripes. The 18-year-old hurler has agreed to terms with the Yankees.

07/13/2012

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Yankees Draft Pick Assigned To Charleston After Vowing Never To Live In SC

Yankees draft pick Rob Refsnyder recently tweeted he’d “never live in South Carolina because they can’t accept Asians playing baseball.” Turns out he would eventually land — where else? — in South Carolina.

07/12/2012

Zack Wheeler (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Zack Wheeler, Wilmer Flores To Represent Mets At MLB All-Star Futures Game

Mets fans will get a glimpse of the future next month when right-handed pitcher Zack Wheeler and shortstop/third baseman Wilmer Flores take part in the MLB All-Star Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

06/21/2012

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