State of the System: New York Yankees
Starting in October and running through the end of the year, MiLB.com's State of the System series will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlights prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offers a peek at 2021.
Prospects in the Yankees' 2020 player pool
As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an
Yankees' Nelson allows one hit in fifth win
It's been night and day for Nick Nelson this summer.The Yankees' No. 24 prospect allowed one hit over six scoreless innings for his fifth win as Tampa topped Jupiter, 5-1, on Thursday afternoon.Nelson, a 22-year-old right-hander from Florida, held the host Hammerheads to a single and four walks while striking
Nelson Promoted to Advanced-A Tampa; Vargas Reassigned to Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. - The New York Yankees announced the promotion of RiverDogs right-handed starting pitcher Nick Nelson to Advanced-A Tampa on Saturday. Charleston's parent club also called up righty starter Alexander Vargas from extended spring training for assignment in the Lowcountry. Nelson, 22, is 1-1 with a 3.65 ERA in
RiverDogs' Nelson puts up seven zeros
It may not show up as perfect in the box score, but Nick Nelson faced the minimum through seven scoreless innings Sunday for Class A Charleston.The 27th-ranked Yankees prospect allowed two hits and struck out five without issuing a walk before the RiverDogs dropped a 2-0 decision to Greenville at Fluor
'Dogs' Nelson notches career-high 12 Ks
It's amazing what a simple attitude adjustment can accomplish for Nick Nelson.The Yankees' No. 27 prospect fanned a career-high 12 batters and allowed one run on two hits over five innings as Class A Charleston pulled out a 2-1 win over Kannapolis on Friday night at Joseph P. Riley Jr.
Otto, Nelson Accentuate Impressive RiverDogs Pitching Staff to Open 2018 Season
CHARLESTON, S.C. - For back-to-back seasons, the RiverDogs have leaned on a slew of dominant prospect arms to punch their ticket to the postseason, and for another year, the club looks to have the talent to do it again. Yankees top-30 pitching prospects Glenn Otto and Nick Nelson headline another