In Episode 13 of Defensive Indifference: A 2080 Baseball Podcast, Dave DeFreitas and Nick J. Faleris discuss a Yankees’ system that received as large a boost as any in 2016, thanks to trades of MLB stars such as Andrew Miller, Aroldis Chapman, and Brian McCann. The young Yankees look ready to bolster the big league club with a new core of talent for its next prolonged run at a World Series title.
Yankees Organizational Review (Article/Rankings)
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00:00:00 – Introduction; brief look at the Yankees change in direction.
00:07:30 – Dave breaks down Aaron Judge.
00:15:00 – Nick breaks down Clint Frazier.
00:22:00 – Frazier, Judge and…Harper…?
00:24:00 – Blake Rutherford discussion; comparing the outfield prospects.
00:28:45 – Gleyber Torres discussion; player comps.
00:34:00 – Jorge Mateo discussion.
00:38:30 – James Kaprielian discussion.
00:48:00 – Justus Sheffield discussion.
00:52:45 – Jordan Montgomery discussion.
00:55:45 – Chance Adams discussion.
00:59:15 – Dietrich Enns discussion.
01:00:45 – Dustin Fowler vs. Billy McKinney.
01:00:45 – Tyler Wade vs. Miguel Andujar.
01:15:30 – Nick breaks down Albert Abreu.
01:19:00 – Dave breaks down Dillon Tate.
01:25:15 – Domingo Acevedo discussion.
01:28:30 – Estevan Florial discussion.
01:30:45 – Wilkerman Garcia discussion.
01:35:30 – “Who ya got?”; Dave breaks down Tyler Wade.
01:37:30 – “Who ya got?”; Nick breaks down Nolan Martinez.