Yankees top pitching prospect James Kaprielian is set to undergo Tommy John surgery, bringing his 2017 season to an early end. Meanwhile, the Indians' Jason Kipnis suffered no serious injuries in his left hand after taking a hit to it during a rehab game on Wednesday. That and all the other news and notes from around baseball on Thursday...
April 13, 2017
TAMPA, FL -- James Kaprielian, a standout already in his first ever Spring Training camp, appeared to be in mid-season form on Monday as he helped shut down the Toronto Blue Jays' high-A affiliate in dominating fashion in a 4-0 Tampa Yankees victory.
March 21, 2016
The Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher James Kaprielian in the first round of the 2015 MLB Draft out of UCLA. Known for his sky-high ceiling as much as his already polished game, many baseball insiders believe he could move up the minor league ladder in a hurry.
March 10, 2016
PinstripesPlus.com checks in with Yankees Vice President of Scouting Damon Oppenheimer for a Q&A session to talk about the first three picks on Monday, if he believes the Yankees went the safe route with the selections, what he thinks of each player, and much more.
June 8, 2015