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Stay in the know with insight, breaking news and other RailRiders nuggets from Times-Tribune beat writer Shane Hennigan. He’ll check in regularly with transactions, game-day information and more than a few opinions.

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 7 Jonathan Holder

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 7 Jonathan Holder

(Jonathan Holder's first professional season as a reliever started in Tampa and ended in New York, where he can expect to pitch at even more in 2017. L.E. Miller/New York Daily News) Opening Day for the Yankees is less than a week away and there's still seven...

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 8 Ben Heller

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 8 Ben Heller

(He wasn't the biggest name the Yankees acquired in the Andrew Miller trade last summer, but Ben Heller was the first to make it to the big leagues.  John Rieger/USA TODAY Sports) On Thursday, we took a look at Justus Sheffield, who came to the Yankees in the Andrew...

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 9 Jorge Mateo

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 9 Jorge Mateo

(Despite a turbulent 2016, the Yankees still thought enough of Jorge Mateo to add him to their 40-man roster and protect him from the Rule 5 draft. Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) Our list of the Top 15 prospects who could contribute to the Yankees this season continues...

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 10 Dustin Fowler

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 10 Dustin Fowler

(Dustin Fowler's rapid rise through the Yankees' farm system should continue with the RailRiders in 2017. But will that rise go beyond Scranton/Wilkes-Barre? Reinhold Matay / USA TODAY Sports) Our countdown of the top 15 prospects who could help the Yankees this...

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 11 Justus Sheffield

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 11 Justus Sheffield

(When the season begins in two weeks, Justus Sheffield will only be 20 years old. The Yankees won't rush him by any means, but can he force them to make some decisions with some early-season success? Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com) We're moving right along in our countdown of...

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 12 Tyler Wade

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 12 Tyler Wade

(While he only played shortstop and second base during the 2016 regular season, Tyler Wade saw time in the outfield and third base during the Arizona Fall League. Could that versatility lead to a New York promotion in 2017? Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com) In light of recent...

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 13 Miguel Andujar

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 13 Miguel Andujar

(Miguel Andujar had the best season of his young career in 2016. Now with his stock seemingly the highest it's been, can he duplicate that success at the highest minor league levels and put himself in position for a call to The Show in 2017? Photo courtesy of the...

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 15 Ronald Herrera

2017 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 15 Ronald Herrera

(Ronald Herrera is only 21 years but already has been traded twice in his young career. After a solid first season in the organization in 2016, are bigger things in store this year? Martin Griff/Pinstriped Prospects) And so it begins. With the Yankees' regular-season...