High-A Hitters

Oswald Peraza, SS NYY - Part of the 2016 international signing class that allowed the Yankees to acquire Giancarlo Stanton and Jameson Taillon with other members of it, Peraza has the best overall tools of any infielder in the Yankees system. That’s not hyperbole either. He has four plus-tools and has met every aggressive assignment given to him since coming stateside including this season at High-A as a 20-year-old. In 19 games, he’s hit five homers with a .276 average and 11 steals. Peraza has smooth actions up the middle defensively with a plus arm and plus fielding tool in tow and in 159 games across his first three pro seasons he stole 44 bags in 54 attempts. He’s a prototypical leadoff hitter type who should...