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Top 40 New York Yankee Prospects

Dioner Navarro Tops the List

Over the years, the New York Yankees have greatly diminished a once very strong farm system with what some feel as several impulsive and illogical moves to go out and get veteran players. They consistently have looked for instant satisfaction with a "win now" philosophy. If not for investments in young players in foreign markets, the Yankee system may have been even worse off at this point than it's current number 17 rank by Baseball America.

With the emergence of low level stars, there is still plenty to look forward to in the new York Yankees farm system. The stats shown for each prospect are for the highest level team they played for in 2003. 1.) Dioner Navarro (C)- 20 (with Trenton .341 4HR 37RBI) Dioner is an absolute gem and is already drawing comparisons to star catcher Pudge Rodriguez. Navarro was signed out of Venezuela in...

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