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No. 2 prospect Williams among latest round of cuts

No. 2 prospect Williams among latest round of cuts

TAMPA, Fla. -- Outfielder Mason Williams, the organization's No. 2 prospect according to, was among a dozen players trimmed from the Yankees' Spring Training roster before Tuesday's game against the Red Sox.

Outfielder Ramon Flores was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, while all of the other players were assigned to Minor League camp.


That group included pitchers Bruce Billings, Robert Coello, Brian Gordon and Chase Whitley; catchers Francisco Arcia and Pete O'Brien; infielders Corban Joseph and Jose Pirela; and Tyler Austin and Williams, both outfielders.

The Yankees have 47 players remaining in camp.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.