Restart Notes: Bettis, Hicks, Judge, Wells

The transaction freeze has been lifted, and the Yankees have until 4 PM on Sunday to finalize their 60 player group that will be invited to the Bronx for Spring Training 2.0. Here are a few player-related notes that have bubbled up over the last few days: Bettis to Retire Rather Than Re-Join Yankees After […]

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Yankees Sign Three Undrafted Players

Having selected Austin Wells, Trevor Hauver and Beck Way with their first-, third- and fourth-round picks of this year’s shortened MLB Draft, the Yankees are now free to sign an unlimited number of draft-eligible players who were not among the 160 selected last week. The maximum bonus they can offer is $20,000. The maximum bonus […]

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Yankees Select Trevor Hauver, Beck Way With 99th & 129th Picks

What was an abridged draft for all of Major League Baseball was especially short for the New York Yankees. The team selected second baseman Trevor Hauver with the 99th overall pick in the third round from Arizona State University, and selected right-handed pitcher Beck Way with the 129th overall pick in the fourth round from […]

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Yankees Select Austin Wells With 28th Overall Pick

With the 28th overall pick in the 2020 MLB draft, the Yankees selected catcher Austin Wells from the University of Arizona on Wednesday night. The pick has a slot value of $2,493,900. “We are very happy to get Austin Wells today,” Damon Oppenheimer, the Yankees’ vice president of domestic amateur scouting, told Bryan Hoch of […]

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