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The SSTN Podcast (12/25/23)

December 26, 2023


Here is last night's Start Spreading the News Podcast.


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Alan B.
Alan B.
27 thg 12, 2023

All in? That's when George was either running things or kept a very close eye. Hal is the owner, that's it, Cashman runs things. Big difference. I've seen reports over the last decade or so from guys that are either national or former beat media, that agents no longer grant the Yankees the option of matching offers. As well, Cashman had gotten so good at the small deals, like hoping Victor Gonzalez is the next successful one, that he's forgotten how to really go big. Plus, as level of prospects have gotten better for the Yankees, generally, Cashman really doesn't make room for any of these kids on the roster by design. I don't care if he's the 5th starter…


Jeff Korell
Jeff Korell
27 thg 12, 2023

The Yankees still have a chance to redeem themselves from not being able to sign Yamamoto. They are currently pursuing Cuban pitcher Yariel Rodriguez, and again, they have lots of competition. The Toronto Blue Jays, Houston Astros, and Pittsburgh Pirates are also vying for his services. Rodriguez has an impressive track record, with a 3.06 ERA and 645 strikeouts, and could be a valuable addition to the Yankees’ rotation with his imposing presence and high velocity pitches. He has played in the Cuban National Series and most recently in Japan’s NPB league for the Chunichi Dragons. The 26-year-old has faced top international hitters and is eager to prove himself in the major leagues. His ceiling may not be as…

Paul Semendinger
Paul Semendinger
27 thg 12, 2023
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HI Jeff,

Thanks for all the comments.

What can you tell us about Yariel Rodriguez?


26 thg 12, 2023

for those of jus who like to grouse about how the Yankee organization doesn't develop good major league players......

I just looked at MLB's list of the TOP 30 Yankee prospects for 2020

and found that 29 of them are playing in the majors.

must note that Florial (no 6 prospect) is listed...... and that I suspect that might undergo revision.

27 thg 12, 2023
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I don't think it's all that impressive.

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