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In our 13th 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 13th 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 SWB

Tossed seven more shutout innings of two-hit ball in his last outing; ranks first in wins [10] and third in strikeouts [94]

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2 Kyle Higashioka TRE Launched two more home runs this past week, giving him 14; he ranks first in batting average too [.321] 2
3 Aaron Judge SWB On the DL currently but still ranks first in home runs [16], and second in total bases [149] and runs scored [52] 3
4 Chance Adams TRE Tossed six no-hit, shutout innings in his last start; leads farm in strikeouts [98], and ranks second in wins [9], starter WHIP [0.92], and opponents BA [.178] 8
5 Tyler Austin SWB Leads the farm in total bases [150], doubles [26], and walks [46]. Oh, he's fourth in runs scored too [47] 5
6 Nestor Cortes CHA Somebody needs to tell the Yankees he's not getting challenged at all; he's had just one start where he's given up more than one earned run and it came with Double-A Trenton 9
7 Miguel Andujar TRE Cooling off finally; hitting .167 in his last 10 games. Still, he ranks third in total bases [144] and in the top five in many categories [RBIs, runs] 4
8 Jake Cave SWB Heating back up again, has a current 9-game hit streak; ranks fourth in total bases [140] and doubles [18] 6
9 Jordan Mongtomery TRE Tossed seven more shutout innings in his last start and threw harder as the game went on too 12
10 Domingo Acevedo TAM Had just a solid start his last time out but he still ranks third in starter's ERA [2.40] and fifth in starter WHIP [1.02] 7
11 Yefrey Ramirez TAM Sleeper alert! Only two pitchers have better WHIP ratios and opponents batting averages [Cortes & Adams] this season, and now he's up to fourth in strikeouts [87] NR
12 Jose Campos TRE Tossed seven more shutout innings in his last start; ranks second in strikeouts [97], just one behind leader Adams 16
13 Chris Gittens CHA Heating up significantly lately, crushing two more home runs this past week and having three multi-hit games; now up to fifth in total bases [138] 15
14 Ben Gamel SWB Speaking of torrid paces, Gamel has a current 12-game hit streak going, including having six multi-hit games in his last seven played 18
15 Daniel Camarena TRE Had his second clunker [5.2 IP, 4 ER] in three weeks but the whole body of work can't be ignored, including ranking fourth in starter WHIP [1.01] 11
16 Josh Rogers TAM A solid start his last time out [5 IP, 2 ER] but gets passed by some significantly streaking players 10
17 Tyler Wade TRE Lack of pop will almost always keep him lower in rankings but he does everything else, including leading the farm in runs scored [59] and tied for first with Austin in walks 14
18 Jorge Mateo TAM Currently serving organizational suspension but his numbers still warrant Top 20 placement, including ranking 9th in total bases 17
19 Dustin Fowler TRE One of the few Top 20 guys not trending up; hitting just .184 in his last 9 games. Still, he is tied with Higashioka for 7th in total bases [132] 19
20 James Reeves TAM He breaks into the Top 20 on the strength of allowing a mere 17 hits in his last 38 innings pitched! He has a 1.75 ERA in six starts after a 1.33 ERA as a reliever NR

Others considered for the Top 20: Abiatal Avelino, Billy Fleming, Thairo Estrada, Giovanny Gallegos, Ronald Herrera, Jonathan Holder, Hoy Jun Park, Mark Payton, Gary Sanchez, Daris Vargas, and Zach Zehner.


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