George King

Squeezed Out

George King -Premium Content

Because the 40-man roster was full and they anticipated needing room to add free agents, the Yankees believed they would lose several players in the Rule 5 draft. They were right: Four players were selected in the major league phase and two in the minor league portion.

Majors | #2009#New York Yankees#Organization Reports

The Switch

George King -Premium Content

They understand the chance of injury is high, the success rate low, and that the endeavor takes time and patience. However, the Yankees have gotten results by converting outfielders to pitchers, and so far they like what they have seen from lefthander Wilkins de la Rosa.

Majors | #2008#New York Yankees#Organization Reports