YPPR -- Jagielo Making Late-Season Charge

In this week's YPPR [Yankees Prospects Power Rankings], there is some movement up in the rankings, including Eric Jagielo. Here are the top 20 performances by the Yankees' prospects in the long-season leagues in our 15th installment of the season.

Note: This list is not about who are the better players or prospects, but rather who is doing the best and making the most of their opportunities.

Rank Name Team Comments Last Week's Rank
1 Rob Refsnyder SWB Had 11 more hits this past week [.393] with three doubles; now leads the farm system in hits [153] and batting [.326] 1
2 Aaron Judge TAM Disastrous week for the slugger, striking out ten times in seven games; still leads the farm system in RBI [73] and ranks second in batting [.304] 2
3 Kyle Roller SWB Remained hot for second straight week, clubbing four doubles and a triple; has a 1.067 OPS in his last 17 games 3
4 James Pazos TRE Two more scoreless appearances this past week; now sports a 0.28 ERA in his last 21 appearances 5
5 Jacob Lindgren TRE Finally gave up a run but still struck out six batters in 2.2 innings this past week; batters are hitting .132 against him in the pros 7
6 Nick Rumbelow SWB Keeps posting zeroes in Triple-A [too]; has given up just one earned run in his first six appearances 8
7 Jake Cave TRE Facing a lot of lefties for the first time in his career and still doing well; had two more multi-hit games last week 4
8 Eric Jagielo TAM Had another home run and his first 4-hit game of the year this past week; has 11 walks in last 17 games after drawing just ten his previous 32 games 10
9 Jose Pirela SWB Has a 7-game hit streak going with a double, a triple, and home run this past week; ranks 3rd in the farm system in hitting [.303] 6
10 Jaron Long TRE There's not a whole of sizzle to his game, but there's plenty of substance; had another quality start this past week 9
11 Greg Bird TRE Had two more home runs this past week; the scary part is he's still just now figuring out the pitching in Double-A 12
12 Tyler Austin TRE His week started out hot, hitting in 5 straight games with two doubles and a home run before an 0-10 in his last two games 14
13 Miguel Andujar CHA Had three more multi-hit games this past week; now batting .316 in his past 52 games and OPS'ing 215 points higher in comparison to his first-half 15
14 Manny Banuelos SWB The good news is he's posted a 1.13 ERA in his first two Triple-A starts; the bad news is he's walked seven batters in eight innings 16
15 Gary Sanchez TRE There hasn't been a whole lot of flash to his offensive game lately, but he's taking what the pitchers are giving him 19
16 Caleb Smith TAM Struck out 9 in 5 innings in his last start, but also surrendered three earned runs 18
17 Dante Bichette Jr. TRE The plate discipline is there in Double-A, walking four time and striking out just five in his first ten games, but he's only hitting .167 and now has gone 8 straight games without an extra-base hit or RBI 13
18 Tyler Webb SWB Three more scoreless appearances this past week; his game is getting more consistent the higher he climbs 20
19 Daniel Camarena TRE Picked up his first Double-A win this past week; still serving up a few too many hits though at the new level 17
20 Brady Lail TAM Had his first quality high-A start this past week, allowing just one earned run in five innings; tied for 3rd in strikeouts [104] in the farm system NR

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