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Sleeper Prospect Is A Master Of Deception

Totally Flying Under The Prospect Radar

Even though some short-sighted critics remain staunch in their supposition that the Yankees have little in the way of prospects, most people are starting to take notice of the development of a deep farm system. Rich with pitching prospects with high-talent ceilings, there is one relief pitching prospect that is not only a master of flying under the radar, but a master of deception on the mound.

"I think Michael Gardner (in the photo above) is somebody nobody ever talks about," Tampa first baseman John Urick told as arguably the biggest sleeper prospect in the Yankees' farm system. "He is just dirty. He throws a plus slider from three different angles." Three might be a slight exaggeration on the part of Urick. It is actually just two! It might just seem like... Recommended Stories

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