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In our sixth ranking of 2016, here's a list of the top 20 performances from the Yankees' prospects.

Here are the top 20 performances by the Yankees' prospects in the long-season leagues. This is our sixth installment of the Power Rankings for the 2016 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 Player Team Comments Last Week's Rank
1 Jorge Mateo TAM

Another solid week; still leads farm in total bases [86] and still ranks in top three in most categories [Runs, RBIs, AVG., SBs]

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2 Jake Cave SWB He's been better in Triple-A than Double-A; second only to Mateo in total bases [81], ranks fourth in hitting [.299], and fifth in RBIs [25] 3
3 Billy Fleming TRE Got promoted to Double-A after sizzling start; leads the farm in batting [.329] and tied for the lead in doubles [13], and ranks second in RBIs [28] 2
4 Miguel Andujar TAM Holding steady in the top five; ranks first in RBIs [30], second in home runs [6], and third in total bases [72] 4
5 Caleb Frare TAM Still hasn't given up an earned run yet; had his "worst" week last week, surrendering two hits in one appearance for the first time all season 6
6 Dietrich Enns TAM Very consistent so far; ranks second in ERA [1.74] and third in strikeouts [44] 5
7 Jordan Montgomery TRE Has been among the farm ERA leaders all season and now he's creeping up on the strikeout leaders too 12
8 Gary Sanchez SWB Another good week, ripping two more doubles and another home run; he's tied among the top two in both categories down on the farm 7
9 Chad Green SWB Roughed up in his big league start but he's been fantastic down on the farm, including his last start with Scranton [6 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 7 K's]; leads farm in ERA [1.47] NR
10 Chance Adams TAM Don't look now but he hasn't allowed more than two earned runs in each of his last five starts 11
11 Giovanny Gallegos TRE Got demoted from Triple-A despite a scoreless outing in his lone appearance and then struck out five more in his first game back with Trenton 16
12 Aaron Judge SWB Not a great week with just two hits and two RBIs; still, he leads the farm in home runs [7] and tied for third in total bases [72], and ranks sixth in RBIs [24] 8
13 Chris Gittens CHA Coming on strong lately; nearly has better numbers than Judge across the board 14
14 Mark Montgomery SWB Quietly having superb season; still has more saves [7] than hits allowed [6] so far this season 20
15 Conor Mullee SWB Back in the minors where the numbers are pretty ridiculous, including a sub-1.00 WHIP [0.93] NR
16 Ronald Herrera TRE Roughed up in last outing [3.1 IP, 8 H, 4 ER] but still ranks fifth in system ERA [3.47] and still leads the farm in strikeouts [48] 10
17 Jose Campos TAM Heating up; has allowed just two earned runs combined in last three starts and now ranks second in farm in strikeouts [47] NR
18 Tyler Webb SWB Magician at it again as both the WHIP and ERA are hovering close to 1.00, and he's striking out a bunch of batters NR
19 Thairo Estrada TAM Got promoted to Tampa with a solid start in Charleston; he's among the home runs leaders and ranks 8th in total bases [60] NR
20 Abiatal Avelino TAM Blistering hot, hitting .441 in his last ten games, and now ranks 7th in total bases [61], and is among the doubles, walks, runs, and stolen base leaders NR

Others considered for the Top 20: Tyler Austin, Dustin Fowler, Ben Gamel, Hoy Jun Park, Michael O'Neill, Josh Rogers, Tyler Wade, and Zach Zehner.

Players on the DL considered for the Top 20: Brody Koerner and Mark Payton.


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