The Yankees can be calling up outfielder Jasson Dominguez on Friday for New York’s three-game sequence in opposition to the Houston Astros, a number of media reported Wednesday.
Dominguez is the No. 2 prospect within the group, based on MLB Pipeline. He’s anticipated to make his main league debut someday in the course of the sequence with Houston, per the studies.
After starting the season at Double-A Somerset, the 20-year-old Dominguez was promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 22. He performed in 118 video games between the 2 ranges, hitting .265 with 15 homers and 76 RBIs.
Dominguez, a switch-hitter, went 13-for-31 (.419) in his 9 video games at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
A number of studies indicated that the Yankees may also be calling up catcher Austin Wells. MLB Pipeline has Wells because the No. 8 prospect in New York’s group.
Wells, 24, has cruised by the minors this season, starting the 12 months with Class-A Tampa of the Florida State League earlier than shifting to Somerset and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The left-handed-hitting Wells had a .240 batting common with 17 house runs and 72 RBIs in a complete of 96 video games between all three ranges, though he spent most of his time (58 video games) at Somerset together with Dominguez.
Dominguez was signed as a global beginner free agent again in 2019, whereas Wells was a first-round decide (twenty eighth total) within the 2020 draft.
New York additionally launched 27-year-old right-hander Spencer Howard on Wednesday.
The Yankees entered Wednesday in final place within the American League East at 64-68.
—Discipline Degree Media