Jasson Dominguez is on the board.
The Yankees’ prime prospect recorded his first profession hit in professional baseball Monday afternoon. The 18-year-old hit a single on a floor ball to middle discipline within the seventh inning of an 8-7 FCL Yankees win.
In his eight innings of motion, the younger outfielder additionally stole his first base and notched his sixth stroll in 4 video games. He made his skilled debut on June 28.
Dominguez was given a $5.1 million signing bonus as a global newbie free agent in July 2019.
After recording his first hit, he’ll face a giant take a look at subsequent week. The MLB’s No. 24 prospect will turn into the primary participant ever to look within the Futures Recreation with out first enjoying in a full-season league.
“Is that this untimely to have somebody unwrapped like this in a Futures Recreation?” basic supervisor Brian Cashman stated, per MLB.com. “The reply is sure. On the identical time, we are able to’t deny it’s an expertise he’ll be taught from. Good or dangerous, it’s a development alternative. We simply determined to make the most of it in the event that they determined to pick out him.”
Added supervisor Aaron Boone: “A particular expertise. And from all I can inform and all I hear is a extremely good child. So stay up for him beginning his profession and charting his personal path and hopefully the hype and the strain doesn’t turn into an excessive amount of of an element or is one thing that can also gasoline a participant, too. However he’ll chart his personal path and go at his tempo and hopefully be impacting us in some unspecified time in the future.”
Coors Discipline will host The Futures Recreation on July 11, with at 3 p.m.