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In our tenth 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 tenth 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 Dietrich Enns TRE

He's been chasing it all season but he's currently the triple crown leader; wins [7], ERA [1.77] and strikeouts [80] after seven more shutout innings in his last start

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2 Chance Adams TRE Hottest pitcher in the system not only got promoted to Double-A but tossed 5.1 shutout innings in his debut 5
3 Jake Cave SWB Like most hitters, he's cooling off some; still, he ranks third in hitting [,290], first in doubles [18], and first in total bases [122] 1
4 Miguel Andujar TRE Got promoted to Double-A this past week; no longer the home run leader but still ranks first in RBIs [45] and remains one of the most consistent hitters in 2016 2
5 Aaron Judge SWB Blistering hot, hitting .353 with 15 runs scored and five home runs in his last ten games; tied for first in home runs now [12] and leads in runs scored [42] 11
6 Kyle Higashioka TRE Landed on the 7-day DL but still has the numbers to be among the system leaders, including leading in hitting [.320] and among doubles leaders [16] 6
7 Conor Mullee SWB Hasn't given up an earned run in the minors since May 4th; his Triple-A numbers are just stupid 8
8 Daniel Camarena TRE Like Adams he's blistering hot; he tossed eight more shutout innings in his last start and he now ranks third in the system in ERA [2.18] 12
9 Jorge Mateo TAM Been in a bit of a cold spell for a while now, hitting just .206 in his last 15 games and just .247 since May 1st; he still ranks fourth in total bases [109] though 4
10 Tyler Austin SWB He had to cool off some; he still ranks first in doubles [18], second in walks [37] and RBIs [43], and fifth in total bases [100] 10
11 Domingo Acevedo TAM Got promoted to high-A and allowed just one earned run in his debut; he would rank third in ERA [1.86] if he had enough innings to qualify and he's walked less than one per start in 2016 so far 16
12 Chad Green SWB Allowed a season-high three earned runs in his last start but also struck out a season-high 11 batters too 7
13 Jordan Montgomery TRE Struck out a seasson-high 11 batters in his last game too; he and Green have been remarkably consistent in 2016 15
14 Jose Campos TRE The strikeouts remain consistent; he struck out nine batters for the third time this season, the only difference is this was the first time he did it in Double-A 13
15 Chris Gittens CHA Proof that Charleston is a pitcher-friendly park? Gittens has hit 9 of his 12 home runs on the road, and has hit 103 points higher away from the 'friendly confines' 19
16 Dustin Fowler TRE The power has come slower in 2016 but it is coming; he is now tied for the system-lead in doubles [18] and he's tied with Mateo for fourth in total bases [109] 18
17 Giovanny Gallegos SWB Few relievers have been better in 2016; forget the 1.40 combined ERA so far for a moment -- he's actually pitched two more more innings in 13 of his 20 appearances 17
18 Ben Gamel SWB He's red-hot, so much so he should be ranked higher but others are equally as hot; he's hitting .388 in his last 19 games with an OPS over 1.000 20
19 Josh Rogers TAM Nothing he's doing has him slipping, it's just a number of others are doing better lately 14
20 Billy Fleming TRE He and Fowler are two players going in opposite directions; the peripherals say his lower .215 average in Double-A should get corrected soon as he's hitting into bad luck 9

Others considered for the Top 20: Abiatal Avelino, Cody Carroll, Thairo Estrada, Ronald Herrera, Hoy Jun Park, Mark Payton, Gary Sanchez, Daris Vargas, Tyler Wade, and Zach Zehner.


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