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Examining the New York Yankees’ Minor Leagues – The Former Yankees

by James Vlietstra

February 16, 2021


The Former Yankees:

Today I present an exhaustive list of the former Yankees Major and Minor League players and where they will be playing (as of this date) in 2021:

These players are no longer in the Yankees organization. Some were traded. Some were selected in the Rule Five Draft. Some left as free agents. Four of them were top 30 prospects. Fifteen have been on the Yankees’ 40-man roster:


Fernando Abad- Baltimore Orioles

Domingo Acevedo- Oakland Athletics

Daniel Alvarez- San Francisco Giants

Rex Brothers- Chicago Cubs

Gustavo Campero- Los Angeles Angels

Will Carter- Chicago White Sox

Roansy Contreras- Pittsburgh Pirates

Danny Coulombe- Minnesota Twins

Matt Duffy- Chicago Cubs

Maikol Escotto- Pittsburgh Pirates

Raynel Espinal- Boston Red Sox

Marcus Evey- Chicago White Sox

Franklin German- Boston Red Sox

J A Happ- Minnesota Twins

David Hale- Pittsburgh Pirates

Hobie Harris- Toronto Blue Jays

Johnathon Holder- Chicago Cubs

Kyle Holder*- Philadelphia Phillies—> Cincinnati Reds

Tommy Kahnle- Los Angeles Dodgers

Gasuke Katoh- San Diego Padres

Brady Lail- Seattle Mariners

Joe Mantiply- Arizona Diamondbacks

Ryan McBroom- Kansas City Royals

Kaleb Ott- Boston Red Sox

Adam Ottavino- Boston Red Sox

Alexander Palma- Milwaukee Brewers

James Paxton – Seattle Mariners

James Reeves- San Diego Padres

Wendell Rijo- Atlanta Braves

Ben Rita- San Diego Padres

Anderson Severino- Chicago White Sox

Canaan Smith- Pittsburgh Pirates

Trevor Stephan*- Cleveland Indians

Masahiro Tanaka- Rakuten

Stephen Tarpley- New York Mets

Breyvic Valera- Toronto Blue Jays

Garrett Whitlock*- Boston Red Sox

Matt Wivnis- Texas Rangers

Miguel Yajure- Pittsburgh Pirates

No teams as of now

Brett Gardner

Eric Kratz

Ryan Butcher

Tom Milone

Jordy Mercer

Wynston Sawyer

JR Graham

Josh Thole

Matt Lipka

Zach Granite

Rosell Herrera

Tony Zych

Chad Bettis

Wilking Rodriguez

Jonathon Diaz

David Metzgar

Jose Mesa Jr

Cale Coshow

Rashad Crawford

Jeff Hendrix

Jhalan Jackson

Leonardo Molina

Miguel Flames

*MLB rule 5 selection

(I believe I have them all here. If not, please let us know who I missed. Thanks!)


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