New York Yankees: Breakout Candidates For The 2017 Season

Aug 15, 2016; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) hits an RBI double during the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 15, 2016; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge (99) hits an RBI double during the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

The following are the New York Yankees’ rising stars that can break through and make major league impacts on the 2017 season. 

If you could take one aspect of significance out of the 2016 New York Yankees‘ season, the rise of Gary Sanchez has to be it.

Becoming the fastest player in baseball history (45 games) to reach the 18 home run mark while also being a spark plug for his team surely fits the category of a “breakout.”

So, which baby bomber will break through and have a Kraken-like impact on the Yankees this upcoming campaign?


Surely we can’t, nor will, anticipate yet another historic rookie campaign but there are some budding prospects who can bloom into major league stardom very quickly.

In no particular order, ESNY breaks down which prospects could dictate whether or not the 2017 season is a successful one for the Bombers or if they simply make a significant stride in the system.

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