Scout Premium Content

Scouting Yankees Prospect #32: Jake Cave

The Yankees selected outfielder Jake Cave in the sixth round of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Kecoughtan High School in Virginia. Nearly two years later the ultra-talented player has amassed a grand total of just two plate appearances in his career thus far after suffering a knee injury that ultimately required surgery, but now healthy, he still offers significant long-term potential.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jake Cave Position: Outfield DOB: December 4, 1992 Height: 6'0" Weight: 198 Bats: Left Throws: Left A knee injury in his very first professional game with the Gulf Coast League Yankees in 2011 put him on the shelf until the following Spring Training and then he re-injured the same knee in Extended Spring Training of 2012 before ultimately requiring surgery. "I don't...

TheCardinalNation.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Tweets