Scout Premium Content

Sizing Up The Catcher Prospects

The Yankees have transformed what was a glaring organizational weakness a few years ago into what is not only a major strength these days, but arguably the strongest crop in all of baseball. PinstripesPlus.com analyzes the Yankees' catcher prospects. Which catcher prospect has the highest upside? Which are the ones ready to make a Major League impact soon? Who needs to make their mark quickly?

Highest Ceiling Greg Bird: Last year's fifth round pick had just twelve at-bats in his debut season with the Gulf Coast League Yankees in 2011 so the majority of professional exposure has been limited to mostly just two Instructional League camps this offseason. However, despite his lack of experience, nearly every scout believes his short, compact swing and power to all fields will allow...