All four Yankees’ full-season affiliates won their opening series of the year, with some promising performances from the club’s top prospects and potential contributors.
Led by some of the best prospects in the sport, the Yankees have built a very deep group of shortstop prospects.
The middle of the system is where real pitching prospects often separate themselves from the pack.
The Yankees traded Albert Abreu and Robby Ahlstrom for a catcher with a strong defensive profile.
After seeing limited playing time over the last five seasons, Higashioka appears to be the Yankees primary catcher heading into 2022.
One of the most consistent relievers in baseball over the last few years will continue to play a big role in the Yankees bullpen this coming season.
Although the Yankees have a number of catchers among their top-rated prospects, they lack the clear obvious catcher of the future.
Justin Lange is a strong-armed right hander with one of the strongest arms in the Yankees system, but still has a long way to go to be an elite prospect.
In a swap of veteran players, the Yankees have improved the left side of their infield while leaving questions behind the plate.