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Yankees will still have a first-round pick

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Dec 10, 2008 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

By signing CC Sabathia, the Yankees will lose their first-round pick in the draft to the Brewers.

However … the compensation picks they received for not signing Gerrit Cole (first round) and Scott Bittle (second round) are protected picks. So no matter what happens, the Yankees will have a pick in each of the first two rounds in June.

Meanwhile, we’re meeting with Brian Cashman in a few minutes. Check back later.

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