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RailRiders' Adams fires first shutout

Yanks No. 19 prospect tosses three-hitter in twinbill opener
June 5, 2019

Chance Adams continues to roll since his return from the big league club, posting his second straight scoreless outing on Wednesday. But he isn't prepared to take too much credit for his success.The Yankees' No. 19 prospect tossed a three-hitter for his first career shutout as Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre beat Buffalo,

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 31

Tribe's Naylor heating up; Yankees' Adams posts six zeros
June 1, 2019

Indians C Bo Naylor, Class A Lake County: 3-for-4, 1 HR, 4 RBIs, 3 R -- One week after his older brother, Josh, made his Major League debut in their native Canada, Naylor recorded his second three-hit game of the season and first in more than a month. The Indians'

Toolshed: Prospects in need of strong finish

Astros' Tucker, Twins' Gordon hope to keep stocks high in August
August 3, 2018

It's Aug. 3, meaning one month from today, most Minor League circuits will be playing their final game of the regular season. Indeed, the clock is ticking on 2018.Of course, it's not over 'til it's over -- and that's a good thing for some big-name prospects who need these next

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 30

Jimenez continues scorching stretch; Cease posts more zeros
July 31, 2018

Theme of the dayThe transactions page: Monday saw its share of trades, with pitching prospects going to Los Angeles, Toronto and Texas, but the biggest moves in the Minors were the multiple internal promotions of top-100 prospects. Jo Adell continued his climb through the Angels system by joining Double-A Mobile.

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 12

Franco boosts hit streak to 17 games; White turns things around
July 13, 2018

Theme of the daySome powerful NL West catchers: Dodgers fans might have been prepared to tell their rival Giants counterparts, "Hey, look at our catching prospect," before those from the Bay Area could turn around and say, "Oh yeah, look at our catching prospect." There's no doubt that both organizations

Head of the Class: Triple-A

Red Sox hurler Beeks, Angels slugger Blash highlight first half
July 10, 2018

With full-season All-Star Games wrapping up this week, members of the staff look at some of the most notable performers from the first half and predict who could be poised to take off the rest of the way. After looking at the Class A, Class A Advanced and Double-A

Adams gets back on track for RailRiders

No. 5 Yanks prospect yields four hits in 5 2/3 scoreless innings
June 2, 2018

In his first full season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Chance Adams has made a habit of emphatically halting a difficult stretch with a brilliant outing, although the turnaround has not always occurred with alacrity. The Yankees' No. 5 prospect was less patient to flip the switch on Friday night in Indianapolis.Adams

Toolshed: Prospects primed for improvement

Tribe's Mejia, White Sox righty Kopech have room to grow in '18
May 18, 2018

The first few weeks of every Minor League season should come with the following warning:It's going to be fine.

RailRiders' Adams rebounds with seven zeros

Yankees No. 5 prospect gives up one hit, fans 10 in first '18 win
May 17, 2018

Chance Adams found relatively quick success during his first stint with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre a year ago but struggled to start the 2018 campaign.Looking for his first win in his eighth start of the season, the Yankees' No. 5 prospect found a hint of last year's form on Wednesday night.

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 11

Pirates' Kingham stays dominant; Yanks' Adams bounces back
April 12, 2018

Who strengthened their promotion casePirates RHP Nick Kingham, Triple-A Indianapolis: 6 IP, 1 ER, 3 H, 0 BB, 6 K -- Pittsburgh's surprising 8-3 start has been driven by its league-leading offense -- it's tops in the NL in batting, OBP, slugging and runs scored -- but the pitching staff

Yankees reassign No. 6 prospect Adams

Righty bound for Triple-A again after three spring appearances
March 15, 2018

Chance Adams is a RailRider once again.The Yankees optioned their sixth-ranked prospect to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Thursday. The right-hander will join fellow prospect Gleyber Torres with the RailRiders after the latter was optioned there Tuesday.

Yankees' Florial, Sheffield given spring invites

Righty Adams rounds out Top-100 contingent going to camp
February 2, 2018

Several Yankees farmhands got a little closer to earning their pinstripes Friday.Top-100 prospectsEstevan Florial (No. 44), Justus Sheffield (No. 48) and Chance Adams (No. 75) highlight a group of 20 players receiving non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training, the club announced.

Florial shines as Yankees flourish on the farm

Outfielder enjoys breakout year in one of game's deepest systems
November 27, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.After years of fielding rosters filled with more free-agent superstars

Dominant Yankees earn farm system MiLBY

New York sends six affiliates to playoffs, boasts top prospect Torres
November 1, 2017

Twenty years ago, the Yankees relied on a Core Four of homegrown talent -- Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera -- as the foundation of a dynasty that won four World Series titles in five seasons.After a decade in which the team relied heavily on high-priced free

Yankees' Florial, Adams earn top honors

Outfielder, right-hander tabbed as club's Minor Leaguers of the year
September 28, 2017

Estevan Florial's breakout year got a little more impressive on Thursday.The Yankees' No. 3 prospect was honored, along with Chance Adams, as the organization's top prospect of the season. 

International League Finals preview

RailRiders back to defend Governors' Cup against Bulls
September 12, 2017

A year later, the RailRiders are back in a familiar position.The Yankees' top affiliate claimed the International League's North Division again this summer before advancing Sunday to the Governors' Cup Finals, where they'll meet the Durham Bulls. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre is not only the defending IL champs -- it's also the reigning

RailRiders' Adams continues dominant run

Austin backs Yanks No. 7 prospect by homering in third straight
June 22, 2017

Chance Adams churned out another dominant start Thursday, and he did it with his weakest pitch.The Yankees' No. 7 prospect gave up one hit and two walks while striking out eight over six scoreless innings in the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' 11-1 rout of the Pawtucket Red Sox at PNC Field.

Yankees' Adams fans career-high 12 in win

New York's No. 7 prospect allows one hit in six frames for 'Riders
May 31, 2017

If you're a Columbus Clipper, the chances are good that Chance struck you out Wednesday.Yankees No. 7 prospectChance Adams whiffed a career-best 12 batters and allowed just one hit over six innings to lead Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in a 6-0 shutout of Columbus.

Old faces bringing out the best in Frazier

Yankees' No. 2 prospect homers in third consecutive game
May 26, 2017

Long before Clint Frazier became one of the poster boys for the Yankees revitalized farm system, he filled a similar role in the Indians organization.Seeing some familiar faces the past few days drew out a new version of him."We spent the last few games in Columbus, so I got a

Adams sparkles in first RailRiders start

Yankees righty tosses five scoreless frames in Triple-A debut
May 14, 2017

At some point, Chance Adams will face some sort of adversity in his professional career. However, that day has yet to come, even as the Yankees' No. 7 prospect approaches 50 career Minor League appearances.

Reports: Yanks' Adams headed to Triple-A

No. 100 prospect to make Scranton/Wilkes-Barre debut Monday
May 12, 2017

Chance Adams is about to get the next big opportunity of his career. The Yankees plan to promote their No. 7 prospect to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and have him make his RailRiders debut Monday at home against the Pawtucket Red Sox, according to multiple reports. Baseball America's Josh Norris first reported the coming

Torres, Adams make a Thunder-ous duo

Yankees' top prospect adds three more hits, righty posts six zeros
May 1, 2017

As he edges closer and closer to the Majors, Chance Adams is getting better and better.The Yankees' No. 7 prospect kept his ERA below one, allowing two hits over a season-high six innings and Gleyber Torres collected three hits and two RBIs as Trenton blanked visiting Harrisburg, 7-0, on Monday night. After

Prospect Roundup: Games of April 24

Duplantier extends streak without earned run to 20 1/3 frames
April 25, 2017

Athletics SS Franklin Barreto, Triple-A Nashville: 3-for-5, RBI -- The A's top prospect notched his fourth game with three hits or more and bumped his batting average to .352 through 18 contests. Despite entering the season as the second-youngest player in the PCL, the 21-year-old infielder leads all Nashville hitters with

Astros' Perez leads Pitchers of the Week

Right-hander allows one hit over 9 1/3 innings with Buies Creek
April 17, 2017

Franklin Perez has already sent a powerful message to the Carolina League: His age doesn't matter, and neither does his role. He has the stuff to be dominant in Class A Advanced, and he showed that in the first week-plus of the 2017 season.The Astros' No. 6 prospect allowed only

Mullins and Adams Win Weekly Awards

April 17, 2017

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