Yankees Prospect Power Rankings

In our eighth installment of the Power Rankings for the 2015 season, catcher Gary Sanche [in the photo above] finds his way back into the rankings. 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 Leads the farm system in total bases [100], home runs [9], doubles [16], runs [34], and RBI [34] 1
2 Aaron Judge TRE Ranks right behind Jagielo in total bases [96], doubles [13], home runs [8], and RBI [31] 2
3 Jordan Montgomery CHA Finally promoted to high-A and tossed 6.2 innings of no-hit ball in his debut there 3
4 Jonathan Holder TAM Next pitcher in line whose deserving of a promotion; tossed 6.2 innings of shutout ball in his latest start 8
5 Brady Lail TRE How good has he been lately? He now leads the farm system in ERA [2.23] 11
6 Tyler Wade TAM Ranks second in runs [31], third in stolen bases [19], fourth in average [.304], and fifth in total bases [73] 5
7 Luis Severino SWB Promoted to Triple-A and was okay in his debut; ranks third in strikeouts [51] 4
8 Ben Gamel SWB Treading water lately, still ranks second in batting [.315] and leads Scranton in OPS [.840] 7
9 Mason Williams SWB Quietly ranking third in hitting [.307] and tied for third in doubles [12], and fourth in walks [24] 12
10 Abiatal Avelino TAM Scuffled a bit but picking it up recently, clubbing his second home run of the season this past week 6
11 Jorge Mateo CHA Heating up, has five multi-hit games in his last nine games played 9
12 Gabe Encinas TAM Innings restriction prevents him from ranking fourth in ERA [2.48] and he's still missing a ton of bats 18
13 Kyle Roller SWB Batting under .250 but the walks and power remain super productive 10
14 Miguel Andujar TAM Like Roller the average isn't very good but the run production is among the best 14
15 Jake Cave TRE Hits have come in spurts this season but he's still getting on base; ranks second in the farm system in walks [26] 15
16 Nick Goody TRE Actually has more strikeouts than Lail [35 compared to 30] despite pitching out of the bullpen 16
17 Rookie Davis TAM Has a 1.69 ERA in three starts since his short DL stint; ranks second in the farm system in K's [58] NR
18 Dustin Fowler CHA The one constant in the Charleston lineup all season; actually ranks 5th in the system in stolen bases [10] too 19
19 Gary Sanchez TRE Quietly having a solid season; ranks third in homers [7] and he's among the RBI and runs scored leaders too NR
20 Rob Refsnyder SWB Like Sanchez, his production thus far has been underrated; among the doubles, runs, and walks leaders 17

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