Around the Empire
MLB.com | Bryan Hoch: With all the buzz around the Bronx being about the Baby Bombers, the Yankees are looking for the veterans to step up. In the case of this article, the Yankees are hoping that Matt Holliday, Jacoby Ellsbury, and Brett Gardner can lend their experience to Aaron Judge and Aaron Hicks. Both will be competing for the RF spot, even though the choice is clear.
New York Daily News | Mike Mazzeo: Enough talk about the vets though. Keith Law’s Top 100 Prospects list. According to KLaw, Yankees SS prospect Gleyber Torres is the 4th best prospect in all of baseball. Gleyber is doing great work. It’s encouraging to see.
MLB.com | Jonathan Mayo: In addition to KLaw’s list, MLBN will have a show today dedicated to unveiling MLB’s top 100 prospects of 2017. Gleyber Torres is already ranked as MLB’s best SS prospect. This article also talks about Torres and two other prospects, Yoan Moncada and Andrew Benintendi, and their chances to be ranked #1.