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Bird extends AFL hit streak with two home runs

SURPRISE, AZ – During the Trenton Thunder’s final homestand of the season, top Yankees first base prospect Greg Bird sat by his locker and told me that he was not sure how playing winter ball would affect his typical offseason routine. 269 more words


Yankees Taking the AFL by Storm

On Tuesday night in the Arizona Fall League, we caught a glimpse of what the Yankees hope will become a common sight for the next decade. 165 more words

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Higashioka homers in Scottsdale win

SURPRISE, AZ – Kyle Higashioka missed the majority of the past two seasons after undergoing Tommy John surgery, but he looked like he had not missed a beat during Saturday’s 7-6 extra innings victory over the Surprise Saguaros. 217 more words


Judge sparks rally in Fall League debut

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Top Yankees hitting prospect Aaron Judge recorded just one hit in his Arizona Fall League debut, but was arguably as clutch as can be. 237 more words

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Arizona Fall League Intrigue: The Scottsdale Scorpions

Yes, the MLB playoffs are heading into Championship territory right now, and that’s all well and good. But from a dynasty league perspective they’re really nothing more than an idle distraction from the most important of pursuits: finding the next Big Thing. 2,300 more words


AFL Notebook: Bird's hot start continues

SURPRISE, AZ – Top New York Yankees first base prospect Greg Bird continued his hot start to the Arizona Fall League season, adding two more hits even as his Scottsdale Scorpions lost to the Peoria Javelinas 11-2 on Thursday. 274 more words

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Bird flies high in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – As the Arizona Fall League, the premiere off-season league for some of baseball’s best prospects, opened on Tuesday, it was a pair of Trenton Thunder stars who stole the show for the Scottsdale Scorpions, powering the team to an Opening Day victory over the Salt River Rafters, 7-4. 286 more words

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