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How All Of The Yankees Hitters Were Acquired:
By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner): Follow @chuckbooth3024
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The success of most franchises usually occurs when a huge core is built up through a drafting system, and then the club can piece the rest of the club together.
The 2nd best way to create a winning squad is to trade for players with the organizational pieces you have supplanted in the Minors or Majors.
Then there is the Yankees way of doing things. Hiring Free Agents – and spend boatloads of dollars.
Out of the majority of their hitting roster in 2014, most of them came through the Free Agent route.
Alfonso Soriano, was brought over in a deal, and is in the last year of his current contract signed back in 2007.
Yes, he was originally signed by the “Pinstripers”, but the new chain of transaction, had the club giving away a pitching prospect for his services, even though he is still tied to A’Rod.
Derek Jeter, Brett Gardner and Francisco Cervelli stand alone as the only 3 players to have been drafted by the club – and have remained Yanks their whole playing time thus far. Read the rest of this entry
Seth Smith was a triple shy of being the first Padres hitter to hit for the cycle. He would reach base 4 times, finish 3-4 in the 8-2 laugher against the Reds.
Eduardo Nunez reached base 4 times, homered, scored 3 runs and drove in a pair, helping the Twins blow out the Royals, 10-2.
Rick Porcello threw the first complete game shutout without a walk nor strikeout since 1989. He allowed 4 Oakland hits as the Tigers won 3-0.
Tim Lincecum followed up his no hitter with 8 innings of 4 hit shutout ball, earning the 5-0 victory over St. Louis in San Francisco.
They owned baseball on July 1, 2014.
To view the Yearly Leaders for Who Owned Baseball Standings, plus see who gained 1/2 WOB’s – Click the READ THE REST OF THIS ENTRY ICON OR SCROLL DOWN.