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Top Five Breakout Candidates

Year in and year out every farm system has their fair share of prospects who seemingly put it all together and have a breakout season to move them up further in their organizational rankings. Five prospects in particular seemed poised to have that kind of season for the Yankees in 2011.

OF, Abraham Almonte: The toolsy centerfielder seemed poised for a breakout season in 2010 after finishing his 2009 campaign by hitting .368 over his final 33 games and carrying over that hot finish into a great Spring Training last season. He lasted just 15 games into the Florida State League season last year, however, succumbing to season-ending labrum surgery on his right shoulder. Ask...