Yankees announced Thursday night after their Spring training game with the Pittsburgh Pirates that they assigned the top prospect jason dominguez to minor league camp.
The 20-year-old impressed during 11 spring games, as he hit .455/.520/1.045 with four home runs, one double, nine RBIs, eight runs scored, three walks and one stolen base.
Despite a strong spring, it was expected that Dominguez would start the regular season. in minors, He’s The No. 2 Overall Prospect In The Yankees’ System MLB.combehind ss only Anthony Volpe,
Last season with brief stints with the Single-A Tampa Tarpons (75 games), the High-A Hudson Valley Renegades (40 games) and the Double-A Somerset Patriots (five games), Dominguez had a .266 batting average in 657 innings. was excessive. 21 at bats with 21 home runs, 32 doubles, eight triples, 78 RBI, 99 walks and 46 stolen bases.
The switch-hitting outfielder helped the Patriots win the Eastern League championship, slashing .450/.560/.950 in five postseason games with three homers, one double and 10 RBI.