As the groundwork on the Minor Yankee Blog Top 25 Yankee Prospects begins (expect it to begin coming out mid-December and be done by mid-January), let's think of some happy thoughts:
Robinson Cano potentially making the team out of spring training or at being in the bigs for good by mid-year.
Dioner Navarro having a big year and silencing his critics as he takes the final step in validating his status as the next great Yankee catcher.
Eric Duncan and Melky Cabrera beginning the year in AA, with an outside shot of reaching the bigs by September.
A Trenton rotation powered by Matt DeSalvo, Super Steven White (with his fastball now running 93-96 courtesy of BA), and Jeff Karstens tearing the EL apart.
A Tampa rotation powered by Eric Abreu, Jesse Hoover, Tyler Clippard, and Abel Gomez creating heavy winds in Florida as opposing batters are consistently baffled.
Hector Made and Erold Andrus carrying their blistering '04 finishes over to the FSL as the wave of solid Yankee talent begins to come in.
A Riverdog offense powered by Vechionacci and Battle beating pitchers on the basepaths, over the fence, and in the gaps.
A Riverdog rotation powered by Garcia, Hughes, and Stephens showing that a pitcher with low-to-mid 90s fastball always has to be appreciated.
A return to greatness of the Yankee farm system.
Feel free to add your own things or comment on some of mine in the Comments.
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