Yankees camp likely will include manager Aaron Boone delivering an important message to players prior to the first full-squad workout. The older hes become, the bat has really started to play up. The Yankees will have to tweak this roster, and in some ways, they'll need to spend something significant in terms of money and prospects to make sure they don't let a golden opportunity to break their longest stretch without a championship since 1996 escape. New England Patriots Though he's had a couple rough patches, his total line with Somerset is a solid .286/.348/.452 with four homers and six steals in 32 games; in total, he's smashed nine homers and stolen 22 bags on 24 attempts in the minors this year. The New York Yankees have the best record in baseball at nearly the halfway point of the season. He went on to a 97-96 record and 40 saves over 12 seasons in the big leagues. He went 1-for-9 with an RBI over eight Grapefruit League games this spring. NCAA Basketball Donnie Collins, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. MLB second-half predictions: Juan Soto traded to NL West, Subway World Series, more, ESPN's Derek Jeter documentary led Dustin Pedroia straight to batting cage, MLB Rumors: Mets have engaged Red Sox in Dominic Smith trade talks, Yankees' Gerrit Cole doesn't want Juan Soto to join Red Sox amid trade rumors, Juan Soto, the Yankees and Shohei Ohtani: These are the 7 biggest MLB storylines to know for the second half, Scott Boras says Nationals Juan Soto offer wasn't in range of consideration, Giants sign reliever Trevor Rosenthal to one-year, $4.5M MLB contract. From June 11th to June 26th, Peraza has slashed .421/.439/.789 with a 1.228 OPS. Golden State Warriors The Giants took a big gamble Thursday by signing injured reliever Trevor Rosenthal to a one-year contract. 30Many years ago, as we discussed a Philadelphia Phillies prospect struggling in his first month in Triple-A coming off a big season at Double-A, legendary Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons manager Marc Bombard offered some sage baseball wisdom. Denver Broncos But as his early struggles have created a bigger black hole than the Yankees mightve anticipated, how long will his leash really be in 2022? Joey Wendle of the Marlins could be a solid option. Acquired: 2018 draft, 5th round out of St. Marys. 2021 stats: Hudson Valley (High A), Somerset (AA), Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA), 11-6, 3.25 ERA, 25 games, 24 starts, 130.1 IP, 110 hits, 52 runs, 47 ER, 13 HR, 36 BB, 151 K. The skinny: Wesneski led Yankees minor leaguers last season in wins and innings, and was second in strikeouts. Peraza will never lead the majors in free passes, but his 2.4-percent walk rate over these last nine games compared to the 7.2 percent mark he has for the season suggests that he has decided to be a bit more aggressive at the plate.
Call up Oswald Peraza Yankees! Oswald Perazas recent play has the Yankees hopes up, NYY @ HOU: Jordan Montgomery vs. Cristian Javier. As you might expect from a younger player who was promoted aggressively, his numbers aren't as good as they were at the lower level, but Peraza still looks like he's got a legitimate big-league future ahead of him.
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Thats putting a lot of pressure on a guy who was playing college baseball in 2020.. Acquired: Signed as international free agent for $280,000 out of Dominican Republic on July 8, 2015. Chas McCormick added a two-run home run for the Astros, who won the season series 5-2. Falefa can hit for contact and has made some flashy plays at shortstop. Hes got great makeup. Good mound presence. Myers started 19 games with the Red Barons before getting called up by the Phillies that summer. The Yanks seem destined to move on from Gallo, and they'll be reticent to mess with the defensive success behind the plate. He continued to impress offensively at Somerset, slashing .294/.348/.466 with 12 homers, 51 runs scored, 40 RBI and 20 stolen bases across 79 games. The skinny: Peraza is ranked among top 100 MLB prospects by Baseball America (55) and Baseball Prospectus (61). 15, MLB Pipeline. San Francisco 49ers The year was 2002 and the player was 21-year-old pitcher Brett Myers, the 12th overall pick in the 1999 draft. Chicago White Sox The Yankees could really use an upgrade at shortstop. He was aggressive. Changing the sports world, one opinion at a time. Is Quin Snyder a Lizard Person? His reasoning made sense. In his last 33, he hit .269 with a .791 OPS. Volpe has struggled early at Double-A (who cares, but its true), while Peraza has backslid somewhat since a flaming-hot start to the season. Including eight last season, Peraza hit .210 with a .611 OPS in his first 31 Triple-A games. Yankees: How sustainable is the fast start despite the lineup? 2021 stats: Hudson Valley (High-A) & Somerset (AA), 6-4, 3.39 ERA, 22 games, 21 starts, 106.1 IP, 83 hits, 45 runs, 40 ER, 11 HR, 60 BB, 133 K. The skinny: Medina had good success at two levels last season, but his 5.08 walks per nine innings has been an issue throughout his pro career. Just like Anthony Volpes bat has been coming around in the past month at Double-A Somerset, a similarly positive development has happened with fellow shortstop Oswald Peraza in Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Trevino a breakout star; Judge/Jones comparisons; Hall of Fame getting harder to crack; sizing up the AL, NYY @ HOU: Domingo Germn vs. Luis Garcia. What does that mean for his future? A Sports Conspiracy Theory You Have to Question, Weekly Dime: Top 10 Nominees for The 2022 ESPY Awards. But Peraza is their most intriguing, and cost-effective, option.
In other words, he has been everything that was expected from him no more, no less but the Yanks knew that if Volpe or Peraza forced their hand, IKF would probably not stand in the way and could, theoretically, shift to a utility role. Great arm. * Catcher, where Jose Trevino and Kyle Higashioka have been outstanding defensively. Hes got a good baseball IQ. All advice, including picks and predictions, is based on individual commentators opinions and not that of Minute Media or its related brands. Was 7-0 with a 2.87 ERA in 10 Triple-A starts following Aug. 3 promotion. Yordan Alvarez and Alex Bregman both homered and combined for five RBIs as the Astros completed the sweep with a 7-5 win in Game 2. With MLB's second half resuming Thursday, let's take a look at some predictions for the 2022 World Series, MVP and where Juan Soto will end up. Peraza will move up a rung on the minor-league ladder after he slashed .306/.386/.532 with five home runs and a 16-for-17 success rate on stolen-base attempts through 127 plate appearances at Hudson Valley. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. Correctly so, they noted the pedigree of the two players was very different at the time; Peraza is a top-100 prospect (often in the front half of the countdown, but still), while Torres typically ranked fifth overall in most trusted publications. For more information, please read our Legal Disclaimer.
Regarded as the second-best Yankees prospect behind the other shortstop, Anthony Volpe, Peraza is already in Triple-A which puts him ahead of Volpe in terms of a promotion. Triple-A is the first chance many of them get to test themselves against big-league veterans, players who know how to make adjustments. He has cooled off a bit after a hot start, and has since regressed to last years version (85 wRC+). He has simply not been good enough and so thats why I think Peraza should be promoted. The ball jumps off his bat Hes got loft to this swing. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @DonnieCollinsTT. But there are areas of concern, especially after a slog of a weekend series against AL West-leading Houston, which saw Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton go 6 for 32 with six runs, four home runs and nine RBIs while the rest of the team went 9 for 90 with two homers and five RBIs. Build your customFanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis onNew York Yankees and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. The Yankees have a comfortable division lead of 14 games over second place Boston. This is splitting hairs on the head of what's looking like the best Yankees team since 2009. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. He handled two levels last year, first Double-A and then Triple-A. Yankees prospect ranking: Not in MLB Pipeline top 30. Slow starts aside, the Yankees top prospects are giving the club reason to be excited. He can hit his left-hand pitching, right-hand pinching. (Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports). Theyre not in panic mode because of the huge division lead.
For Oswald Peraza, hits have been coming in bunches this season. AL 3, NL 2: Giancarlo takes liftoff, wins All-Star MVP, Yankees 2022 draft pick tracker, social media guide, Yankees absolute dream trade target: Juan Soto, MLB Draft 2022: Yankees select Spencer Jones with 25th overall pick, Yankees potential trade target: Luis Castillo, The 25 Best Yankees Games of the Past 25 Years. It will largely depend on Peraza and his ability to maintain some of the gains he has made recently. He attacks hitters. Ex-Yankees outfielder destroying the baseball in first week in Korea. Those numbers are still shy of what he has done in the minors over the course of his career: a .272/.344/.402 triple slash with a .746 OPS. But the likes of 40-man roster shortstop prospect Oswald Peraza and others will get looks that will leave impressions that will contribute to the decision-making when roster needs crop up in season. New Jersey native was born in Brick and grew up in Toms River before playing college ball at the University of Delaware. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images).
Right now, Perazas wRC+ for the year as a whole is 85 at Triple-A, while Kiner-Falefa is at 84. Randy Miller | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. Perazas full-season line is probably nothing to write home about. The White Sox released their tentative pitching schedule for first series back from All-Star break. 2021 stats: Tampa (Low-A) & Hudson Valley (High-A), .264 average, 382 AB, 82 runs, 101 hits, 23 doubles, 5 triples, 16 HR, 76 RBI, 71 BB; 117 K, 16 SB, 0 CS, .866 OPS, 103 games.
Are those incredible numbers? Nestor Cortes revealed on Instagram that he got engaged to girlfriend Alondra Esteras Russy, Baseball is a game for fathers and sons, someone once said. Posted 1.49 ERA in seven High-A starts, then 4.01 ERA in 15 Double-A starts before closing season allowing four runs over 11 Triple-A innings (3.27 ERA). NCAAM For more information, please read our Legal Disclaimer. Good breaking ball. Double-A is a prospect league, filled with young players. The A's would part with Elvis Andrus, for sure, and the Phillies could be compelled as well to send Didi Gregorius out of town, if the Yankees wanted to go with a veteran former All-Star a few years past their best seasons. Regardless of how well the Yankees are playing this year, we should get a taste of some of the future. Peraza was in major-league camp but unsurprisingly didn't make the Opening Day roster with only eight games at Triple-A under his belt. That will take some pressure off of him where you dont have to hope that he can hold things together for five or six innings.. Soccer When I saw Cabrera last year, he looked different. Boston Celtics Under team control through 2023, Kiner-Falefa might not be the starter through the duration of his arbitration. Would the front office really promote a guy hitting around the Mendoza Line? SEC Finished season with 1.59 ERA in four September starts with 25 strikeouts and nine walks over 22 2/3 innings. He attacks hitters. Yankees prospects Anthony Volpe and Oswald Peraza have been on Brian Cashman's radar of late. The comparison of Kyler Murray's contract extension with the Arizona Cardinals to the Oakland Athletics payroll this season is wild. 2021 Somerset (AA) & Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA), 2-1, 2.04 ERA, 40 games, 66.1 IP, 35 hits, 16 runs, 15 ER, 4 HR, 27 BB, 105 K. The skinny: Marinaccio has best changeup in Yankees farm system, according to Baseball America. All offseason long, the Yankees energy communicated that they were seeking a stopgap option at shortstop for the next year or two, and based on the trade winds that blew from Texas to Minnesota, IKF mightve been their top target all along. But his big strength is his bat. He may very well be the savior at shortstop. Perhaps the Yankees were wise not to make him an Oakland A this offseason? All rights reserved. Scouts take: Marinaccio is a good bullpen guy. He was sitting low-to-mid 90s. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images), NEW YORK, NY JUNE 6: A New York Yankees baseball hat sits on top of a glove in the Yankee dugout against the Boston Red Sox during the eighth inning at Yankee Stadium on June 6, 2021 in the Bronx borough of New York City. But the pecking order descends far deeper than Isiah Kiner-Falefa at the top level. Ive seen Medina throw 100 mph. In other words, the Yankees know exactly what they have in Kiner-Falefa, and they hope his contributions normalize a bit in the wake of Friday nights explosion where he keyed the offense (hilarious, but true). The Red Sox reportedly fielded a call from the Mets about a potential trade for first baseman Dominic Smith as they weigh their options ahead of the MLB trade deadline. But there have been plenty of big-time prospects who got to Triple-A, started slowly and never adjusted. He has a lot of work to do to reach that point, but there is a chance that comes this year, which should be an exciting prospect for Yankee fans. Matt Cain would love to see Juan Soto on the Giants, but for the price San Francisco would have to pay, he believes it ultimately would be a "coin toss" as to whether it would be worth it. In 70 games as catcher, Wells was charged with 16 passed balls and opponents had 98 stolen bases in 112 attempts. Cleveland Browns Hes a good defensive player. If he does that, more walks will come in the future. That conversation came to mind the last few weeks, as we inch closer to the Major League Baseball trading deadline Aug. 2. 2022 Minute Media - All Rights Reserved. But Peraza just turned 22 and represents the perfect example of how big a jump it is for young players just getting their feet wet in Triple-A. However, that doesnt make them perfect. He is a solid defensive shortstop, so if he can keep his recent offensive gains for some time, he may officially become the teams best option at the position. Miami Dolphins The next three months could have far-reaching ripple effects for MLB. Anthony Volpe would love to partner with Oswald Peraza. No, but he has been on a hot streak lately and has been a great defender at shortstop. Falefa has always been known as a glove first shortstop but has made errors on routine plays. Los Angeles rams Matthew Pouliot breaks down the early 2023 catcher rankings. DONNIE COLLINS is a sports columnist for The Times-Tribune. For a hitter like him, that could be a good thing: he has to show he has the power to punish hittable pitches. Hell also have to take a walk occasionally once his ability to strike the ball hard is established. Here is some impressive opposite-field power: Oswald Peraza + another home run = player of the game. Top prospects will give the front office no other option but to promote them. He is hitting .233/.297/.400 with nine home runs and 15 stolen bases in 236 plate appearances, and his OPS stands at .697 (through Sunday). Does that make him ready for a big league promotion? After High-A proved no challenge for the young Venezuelan, who turned 21 last month, the Yankees moved him right on up to Double-A. Dallas Cowboys Speed and defense will be his calling cards, but there's certainly some pop to be found here too.