2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 5 Luis Medina

2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 5 Luis Medina

This is a name that should keep climbing up the prospect rankings over the next few years. Medina has barely begun his professional career, but he’s already viewed as one of the gems of one of the top farm systems in baseball. The basics Position: Starting...
2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 6 Albert Abreu

2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 6 Albert Abreu

The centerpiece in the deal that sent Brian McCann to the Astros. Abreu does a lot of stuff well on the mound. Unfortunately, and appendectomy has kept him out of spring training this year. The basics Position: RHP Throws: Right Age: 22 Height: 6-foot-2 Weight: 175...
2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 7 Freicer Perez

2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 7 Freicer Perez

Freicer Perez has it all. A really good fastball, good secondary stuff and size. The real questions could come down to mechanics, but if he’s able to put it all together, the Yankees might have unearthed a gem. The basics Position: RHP Throws: Right Age: 22...
2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 9 Billy McKinney

2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 9 Billy McKinney

Billy McKinney showed flashes in 2017 of what made him a first-round pick by the Athletics in 2013. He’s the kind of player who might not do one thing great, but does a bunch of things really well. Plus, he’s a pull hitter who profiles perfectly for Yankee...
2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 10 Chance Adams

2018 Yankees Top Prospects: No. 10 Chance Adams

Chance Adams rocketed up prospect lists after he dominated Double-A in 2016 to the tune of an 8-1 record and a 2.07 ERA. But even though the numbers still looked good on paper, Adams came back to earth a bit performance wise. Adams earned a non-roster invite to spring...