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Minor League Mirage: Yankees Fans Can’t Expect Help from AAA.

Published by on April 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Things in Yankee land are not very good right now.

The New York Yankees are 9-10, and are really struggling to score with RISP. Meanwhile, their AAA affiliate, the Scranton Wilkes Barre Yankees are a strong 12-2 to start the year.

Unfortunately, it has been led mostly by some of the best AAAA talent money can buy, and much of it will not translate to the major leagues, and shows the Yankees' lack of depth in the minors for major league talent.

Here are some of the players doing well, and why they will or will not help the Yankees:

Shelley Duncan: 6 HR, 22 RBIs, .364 AVG.

Since the Yankees badly need position players, this is the mostly likely player to be promoted—i...

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