With so many superstars and such a high payroll, minor league prospects often get overlooked on a team like the New York Yankees.
However, injuries occur and big leaguers slump throughout the course of every baseball season, opening up spots for young players waiting in the wings. It's inevitable that a kid not on the Opening Day roster will get called up and spend some time in the pros each year, even if it is just a short stay.
The length of that stay depends on the impact that the player makes. With that said, here are five Yankees prospects who are likely to get a shot at making an impact in The Show this year.
*Players who have already seen big league time this year were excluded. Ex: John Ryan Murphy.
All stats were obtained via Baseball Reference.
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