Through their first 10 picks in the 2011 MLB Draft, the Yankees appear to favoring high school players and splitting their picks among pitchers and position players.
The Yankees have taken six high school players to four college players, while taking five pitchers, three infielders, one outfielder and a catcher. Here is a list of the Yankees first 10 picks:
Supplemental: Orangewood Christian HS (FL) 3B Dante Bichette Jr.
2nd round: Texas pitcher Sam Stafford
3rd round: Winnisquam Regional HS (NH) P Jordan Cote
4th round: New Rochelle HS (NY) 3B Matthew Duran
5th round: Grandview HS (CO) C Gregory Bird
6th round: Kecoughtan HS (VA) CF Jake Cave
7th round: Edmonds Woodway HS (WA) 1B Austin Jones
8th round: Western Kentucky P Philip Wetherell
9th round: Lewis-Clark State P Zachary Arneson
10th round: Eastern Oklahoma State JC P Jonathan Gray