New York Yankees: 5 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training

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New York Yankees: 5 Potential Breakout Candidates to Watch in Spring Training
Charlie Neibergall/Associated Press

Even for a team like the New York Yankees, spring training is where under-the-radar stars can be born.

Generally speaking, the Yankees go into spring workouts every year with their 25-man roster all but set. Their high-profile stars make up almost the entire 25-man group—save for a reliever or two—so spring training is really just for getting their players back into game shape.

Not this year, though. The Yankees have several openings in the bullpen and a reserve-infielder role that are up for grabs.

The 40-man roster and group of non-roster invitees are chock full of potential breakout candidates to watch for these spots. At least one of these players will make the final cut, and it's likely that up to three could be with the team on Opening Day.

The following players are ones you should keep an eye on this spring. They're going to post big numbers.

 

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