Manny Banuelos is the highest-ranked Yankee prospect at No. 23. After starting his minor league career with three consecutive seasons of posting a sub-3.00 ERA, Banuelos took a small step back last season while pitching for the Yankees' Double-A and Triple-A affiliates. He finished 6-7 with a 3.75 ERA and 125 strikeouts in 129.2 innings during 2011 while splitting time between Trenton and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The Yankees also have the No 34 prospect, (Devin Williams, a 20-year-old outfielder with athletic ability to burn), the No. 55 prospect (Gary Sanchez, a 19-year-old, hot-headed catcher with a plus bat but a minus glove) and the No. 83 prospect (Dellin Betances, a 23-year-old, 6-foot-8, 260-pound pitcher who throws gas).
Law rated the Yankees farm system No. 10 in all of baseball, but SB Nation's Minor League Ball does not see such promise and rated the Yankees farm system No. 16.
The Yankees also traded away two of the top 15 prospects, Jesus Montero (No. 9) and Arodys Vizcaino (No. 14).