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Tool Time: Top Ten Sliders

George Kontos has a truly wicked slider

The graduation of Joba Chamberlain and Ian Kennedy put a dent in the farm system's depth of sliders but the Yankees still have quite a few special ones to watch closely. Here are the top ten sliders among pitching prospects in the Yankees' farm system.

Honorable Mention Francisco Castillo: When healthy, the 21-year old has one of the better sliders in the entire organization. The problem is, however, he hasn't been 100 percent in over two years. It was finally revealed last season that a bone chip near the nerve in his pitching arm zapped him of his power and he's on the road to recovery. If he can rediscover the power in his game his... Recommended Stories

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