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||Josh Schmidt||SI||Finished his season with a 0.27 ERA and 17 straight scoreless appearances. Batters hit just .128 against him all year.||1|
|2||Cory Stuart||SI||Only other pitcher to have a sub-1.00 ERA, averaging close to 14 K's per 9 innings, and opposing batters hit just .153 off of him.||2|
|3||Kyle Larsen||SI||Tied Poterson for lead in extra-base hits among all short-season prospects and hit .349 with runners in scoring position.||3|
|4||Eduardo Nunez||SI||He hit .348 with runners in scoring position, finished 3rd in the NY-Penn League in hits, and went hitless in consecutive games just twice.||6|
|5||Jose Tabata||GCL||Lead all short-season prospects in stolen bases with 22, hit .370 with runners in scoring position, and had more walks than strikeouts.||7|
|6||Brett Gardner||SI||Scored an amazing 62 runs in 73 games, lead all short-season prospects in walks (39), and finished 2nd in stolen bases (19).||8|
|7||Angel Fermin||GCL||Hit .380 with runners in scoring position and lead GCL Yanks in runs (35), doubles (17), HRs (5), and RBI (32).||9|
|8||Jim Conroy||SI||Among the NY-Penn League leaders in ERA (2.04) among starters, averaged better than a strikeout per inning, and batters hit just .150 off of him with runners in scoring position.||10|
|9||Jonathan Poterson||SI||Sink or swim batter. Lead team in extra-base hits, RBI, and strikeouts. Ended his season in a 1-31 slump.||5|
|10||Steve Schroer||SI||This reliever was overshadowed by Stuart and Schmidt, but still finished with a 0.92 WHIP ratio and opposing batters hit just .176 off of him.||4|
|11||Francisco Castillo||GCL||His 1.76 ERA was tops among all starting pitchers among the short-season prospects and he posted a 0.95 WHIP ratio in his debut season.||11|
|12||David Seccombe||SI||Red Sox trash was Yankees' treasure. Lead NY-Penn League in wins (8) and finished 4th in ERA (2.15).||12|
|13||Austin Jackson||GCL||Finished his first year hitting .354 in his last 20 games and hit .393 when leading off an inning for the season.||13|
|14||Wilkins De La Rossa||GCL||Finished 2nd on the GCL Yanks with 13 doubles, hit .333 with runner in scoring position, and posted an excellent walk-to-strikeout ratio.||14|
|15||Chris Malec||GCL||He didn't get enough at-bats to qualify for the batting title, but his .384 average was 32 points higher than the guy who won it in the GCL.||15|
Players Considered For This Week's Top 15: Jason Stephens, Garrett Patterson, Erik Morrison, Zach Kroenke, Michael Wagner, Domingo Cabrera, Rolando Japa, and C.J. Henry.
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