Tampa Yankees


Tampa Yankees
Tampa Yankees
Founded in 1994
Tampa, Florida
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Class-level
  • Advanced-A (1994–present)
Minor league affiliations
Major league affiliations
Name
  • Tampa Yankees (1994–present)
Ballpark
Minor league titles
League titles 1994, **2001, *2004, 2009, 2010
Division titles 1994, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2010

*co-champs with Daytona Cubs **co-champs with Brevard County Manatees due to Terrorist attacks on 9/11

Owner(s)/Operated by: New York Yankees
Manager: Torre Tyson
General Manager:

The Tampa Yankees are a minor league baseball team based in Tampa, Florida. They are currently members of the Florida State League and are the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees Major League Baseball team. Home games are played at George M. Steinbrenner Field, a miniature replica of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

The team was established in 1994. In 1996 they moved to the new George M. Steinbrenner Field, the New York Yankees' spring training facility. Since their inception they have won five league championships, in 1994, 2001, 2004, 2009, and 2010.

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History

The team was founded in 1994. The city of Tampa had been without a professional baseball team since 1988, when the Tampa Tarpons were sold and relocated. The Tampa Yankees joined the Florida State League, and have been the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees since their inception.

Notable major league players to once play for the Tampa Yankees are Derek Jeter, Ruben Rivera, Mariano Rivera, Ramiro Mendoza, Tim Raines, Eric Milton, and Sojo. The current manager Luis Sojo. Luis Sojo is a very well known for a slow bouncer up the middle in game 1 of the 2000 World Series against the New York Mets to put the Yankees ahead.

George M. Steinbrenner Field

George M. Steinbrenner Field, originally Legends Field, opened in 1996. It also serves as the spring training stadium for the New York Yankees. It seats 10,386 fans, and sits adjacent to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' football facility, Raymond James Stadium. It was renamed after Yankees owner George M. Steinbrenner in 2008.

Current roster

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Pitchers

  • 39 Sean Black
  • -- Brandon Braboy
  • 22 Daniel Burawa
  • 33 Reinier Casanova
  • -- Francisco Castillo
  • -- Noel Castillo
  • 57 Preston Claiborne
  • 28 Joel De La Cruz
  • 54 Ryan Flannery
  • 48 Francisco Gil
  • -- Jairo Heredia
  • 21 Brett Marshall
  • 45 Ronny Marte
  • 50 Zachary Nuding
  • -- Michael O'Brien
  • 56 Jose Quintana
  • 34 Josh Romanski
  • 35 Kramer Sneed
  • 36 Michael Solbach
  • -- Nik Turley

Catchers

  • 29 Mitch Abeita
  • 58 Tyson Blaser
  • -- JR Murphy
  • -- Hector Rabago

Infielders

  • 12 David Adams
  • -- Carmen Angelini
  • 14 Kelvin Castro
  • 25 Walter Ibarra
  • 44 Cody Johnson
  •  6 Emerson Landoni
  • 30 DeAngelo Mack
  • 53 Luke Murton
  • 11 Ronnier Mustelier
  • 40 Kyle Roller
  • 18 Rob Segedin

Outfielders

  • 20 Abraham Almonte
  • -- Slade Heathcott
  • 31 Neil Medchill

Manager

Coaches

  • 26 Mario Garza (coach)
  • 24 Noriyosh Omichi (coach)
  • 27 Justin Turner (hitting)
  • 41 Jeff Ware (pitching)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On New York Yankees 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated September 24, 2011
Transactions
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External links

Official Website


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