Yankees Prospect Power Rankings

In our seventh installment of the Power Rankings for the 2015 season, right-hander Jonathan Holder [in the photo above] is soaring his way towards the top. Here are the top 20 performances by the Yankees' prospects in the long-season leagues.

[Photo by Patrick Teale]

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 Eric Jagielo TRE Mr. 'Do It All' offensively continues to shine; had two more home runs this past week 1
2 Aaron Judge TRE Three more extra-base hits this past week, including his seventh home run, and walked five more times 2
3 Jordan Montgomery CHA Leads the farm system in ERA [2.27] and strikeouts [50]; he deserves a promotion 5
4 Luis Severino TRE Top prospect promoted to Triple-A; perhaps promotions below will ensue 8
5 Tyler Wade TAM Only played in three games this past week but he's still among leaders in all non-power categories 3
6 Abiatal Avelino TAM Like Wade spotty Florida weather has cut down on his playing time but he is still among the runs scored, doubles, and stolen base leaders 4
7 Ben Gamel SWB Still leads the farm system in hitting [.338] and Scranton in OPS [.882] 6
8 Jonathan Holder TAM Outside of Montgomery he is arguably the most deserving of a promotion; has allowed just three earned runs total in his last three starts 16
9 Jorge Mateo CHA Heating up; had two three-hit games this past week with two triples and a home run 10
10 Kyle Roller SWB The average remains low but the peripherals, including his run production, remains outstanding 7
11 Brady Lail TRE How much is he adjusting to Double-A? He's among the ERA leaders now 20
12 Mason Williams SWB Got promoted to Triple-A and has 15 total bases in his first seven games 13
13 Ramon Flores SWB Eight hits and four more walks this past week; he's as steady as they come 12
14 Miguel Andujar TAM Like Roller the low average isn't ideal but the top-notch run production is too good to ignore 9
15 Jake Cave TRE Raised his batting average ten points this past week with a 7-game hit streak, including five multi-hit games 18
16 Nick Goody TRE Still trying to find his pre-surgery control but he's been outstanding all season long 15
17 Rob Refsnyder SWB Had just one hit this past week but still ranks second in the farm system in doubles [12] 11
18 Gabe Encinas TAM Walking too many but he's not getting hurt by it because nobody is hitting him NR
19 Dustin Fowler CHA Leads Charleston in most offensive categories except stolen bases; has 8 hits in his past four games 19
20 Miguel Sulbaran TRE Got smoked for six runs in his first bad start of the season his last time out 17

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