Scout Premium Content

Scouting Yankees Prospect #47: J. Brent Cox

The Yankees drafted J. Brent Cox in the 2nd round of the 2005 MLB Draft out of the University of Texas. The right-hander missed the entire 2007 season after having Tommy John surgery and pitched pretty well upon his return this season, and now he is very close to helping out at the big league level.

Vital Statistics: Name: J. Brent Cox Position: Relief Pitcher DOB: May 13, 1984 Height: 6'3" Weight: 205 Bats: Left Throws: Right "Obviously statistics-wise and numbers-wise it was terrible for me in my eyes," Cox said, referring to his 7.48 ERA over his last 16 appearances in Triple-A. "It was not a good year if you look at it on paper, but in another sense I felt when I first made my rounds...

PinstripesPlus.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Tweets