Jackson Frazier, who previously went by Clint Frazier, is in his first season with the Cubs in 2022 after spending the 2013-16 seasons with the Cleveland organization and 2016- 21 seasons with the Yankees... Owns a career .239 average (169-for-707) with 41 doubles, five triples, 29 home runs, 97 RBI and a .761 OPS over 228 major league games... Has appeared in 609 career minor league games, going 642-for-2,353 (.273) with 147 doubles, 25 triples, 81 home runs, 297 RBI, 60 stolen bases and a .812 OPS... Has made two consecutive Opening Day rosters with the Yankees (2020, 2021)... Made his major league debut with New York (A.L.) on July 1, 2017, in Houston, collecting two hits and his first career home run... Was acquired by New York (A.L.) from Cleveland as part of a five-player deal involving LHP Andrew Miller, July 31, 2016... Appeared in the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, going 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI as the cleanup hitter for Team USA... Received Eastern League mid-season All-Star honors in 2016 while playing for the Akron RubberDucks... Named a 2015 MiLB.com Organizational All-Star... Following the 2015 season, appeared in 22 games for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League and was named to the AFL All-Prospect Team... Was selected as a pre-season Top-100 prospect in four-straight seasons by MLB Pipeline (No. 48 in 2014, No. 53 in 2015, No. 27 in 2016 and No. 24 in 2017) ... according to Baseball America, was a Top-100 prospect before 2014 (No. 48), 2016 (No. 44) and 2017 (No. 39)... Was selected in the first round (5th overall) in the 2013 draft by Cleveland... Was the first high school position player chosen in that year's draft... Graduated from Loganville (Ga.) High School in 2013 ... was named the 2013 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year after hitting .485 with 17 home runs and 45 RBI as a senior... Was committed to the University of Georgia before signing with Cleveland.
Was limited to 66 games with the Yankees in 2021, missing the final 82 games starting July 2 with vertigo... Hit .186 (34-for-183) with nine doubles, five homers and 15 RBI, while reaching safely in 43 of his 66 games... Appeared in his first career Opening Day game April 1 vs. Toronto, going 2-for-3 with a walk... Reached base safely in eight of his first 15 plate appearances and recorded at least one hit in each of his first four games... Eight of his first 15 hits were extra-base hits (4 doubles, 4 home runs)... Walked in a career-high six straight games from April 21-26... Earned his first career MLB "Play of the Week" award after his diving catch in the eighth inning April 25 in Cleveland... Hit his second career walk-off home run, a two-run shot June 1 vs. Tampa Bay.
Hit .267 (35-for-131) with 24 R, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 8 HR, 26 RBI, 25 BB and 3 SB in 39 games over two stints with the Yankees (7/23-25, 8/11-9/27)…reached safely in 34-of-39 games played...Was a finalist for the AL Gold Glove in right field after making just one error in 53 chances (.981 fielding pct.) over a team-high 28 games at the position…overall, posted a career-best .984 fielding pct. in the outfield...Made his season debut on 8/12 vs. Atlanta and hit a game-tying solo HR in his first at-bat (3-for-4, 2 R, 1 double, 1 HR, 1 RBI)…was the second of back-to-back HRs with Sánchez…collected at least 3 H in a game for the seventh time in his career and first since 6/13/19 at Chicago-AL...Drove in five of the Yankees’ 11 R on 8/15 vs. Boston (3-for-3, 1 R, 1 double, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 1 BB), tying his career-high in RBI (also 5/21/19 at Baltimore)...walked in the second inning, doubled in the fourth, hit a three-run HR in the sixth and hit a two-run single in the seventh...Reached safely four times in Game 1 on 8/28 vs. the Mets (2-for-2, 2 R, 1 double, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 BB, 1 HP), driving in three of the Yankees’ four runs on an RBI double in the first inning and a two-run HR in the second...Started 16 straight games in the cleanup spot in the lineup from Game 2 on 8/30 through 9/13, the longest streak by a Yankee in a single season since Starlin Castro in May 2017 (19 straight)...Had eight multi-hit games over a 16-game span from 9/4-19 after recording only one in his previous 14 games from 8/16-9/3…over a seven-game span from 9/12-19, hit .440/.531/.920 (11-for-25) with 9 R, 1 double, 1 triple, 3 HR, 8 RBI and 5 BB, collecting multiple hits in four of those seven games...Homered on both 9/15 and 9/16 vs. Toronto, homering in consecutive games for the fourth time in his career (also 7/8-9/17, 4/6-7/19 and 4/20-21/19)...Set a career high with 4 R on 9/15 vs Toronto (2-for-3, 1 double, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB), the most by a Yankee since Cameron Maybin on 9/27/19 at Texas (also 4 R)…batted sixth in the starting lineup, snapping a 16-game streak in the cleanup spot in the order...Reached base safely a career-high-tying four times (fifth time) on 9/16 vs. Toronto (2-for-3, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 BB), doing so in his second straight game (also 2 H, 2 BB on 9/15)...Hit .286 (2-for-7) with 1R, 1HR and 1RBI in four postseason games…made his postseason debut in AL Wild Card Series Game 2 at Cleveland, going 0-for-1 as eighth-inning PH for Wade...Made his first career postseason start and recorded his first postseason hit with a go-ahead solo HR in the third inning of ALDS Game 1 at Tampa Bay at Petco Park (1-for-2, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI)…with his HR from the No. 8 spot and Kyle Higashioka homering from the No. 9 spot, became the first Yankees duo to homer in the No. 8 and 9 spots in the same postseason game…was the 12th Yankee to homer in his first career postseason start and the third to do so since 2017 (also Aaron Judge in 2017 and Giancarlo Stanton in 2018).
Hit .267 (60-for-225) with 31R, 14 doubles, 12HR, 38RBI, 16BB and 1SB in 69 games over two stints with the Yankees (4/1-6/16, 9/1-29)…set career highs in hits, doubles, home runs, RBI, walks and games played…the Yankees went 9-1 when he homered (had two multi-HR games)...Batted .362/.411/.787 (17-for-47) with 5 doubles, 5HR, 28RBI and 5BB with RISP...Since 1987, became the third Yankees outfielder (min. 50% of games in OF), in his age-24 season or younger, to reach double digits in HR (also Melky Cabrera, 13HR in 2009 and Bernie Williams, 12HR in 1993, both age 24)...Hit a go-ahead, three-run HR in the eighth inning of 4/6 win at Baltimore…marked his first HR since 7/28/17 vs. Tampa Bay...Collected his first career multi-HR game, set a career high with 4H and had 4RBI in 4/7 win at Baltimore…at 24 years, 213 days, was the second Yankee under age-25 to collect at least 2HR and 4H in a game in the span of three games (also Gleyber Torres, 4-for-4, 2HR, 4RBI on 4/4/19 at Baltimore)…prior to Torres, no Yankee under age-25 had accomplished the feat since Joe Pepitone at 23 years, 221 days on 5/17/64-G2 vs. Kansas CityAL…with DH Gary Sánchez hitting 3HR in the game, became the third and fourth Yankees to collect multi HR games during the three-game series at Baltimore, joining Gleyber Torres (2HR on 4/4) and Aaron Judge (2HR on 4/6)…marked the fourth time ever that two Yankees combined for 5HR in a game, the first since 7/28/40-G1 at Chicago-AL (Charlie Keller-3HR, Joe DiMaggio-2HR)…were the first Yankees teammates to hit multiple HRs in the same game since Sánchez and Judge on 9/10/17 at Texas...Was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left ankle sprain from 4/25 (retroactive to 4/23) - 5/6…missed 11 team games…went 1-for-3 with 1R, 1BB and 1SB in one rehab game with Double-A Trenton...Collected his second career multi-HR game and set a career-high with 5RBI on 5/21 at Baltimore...Doubled in four straight games from 6/7-11 (G1), the first Yankee to do so since Didi Gregorius from 3/30-4/3/18...Hit .247 (61-for-247) with 35R, 20 doubles, 1 triple, 8HR and 26RBI in 61 games with the RailRiders.
Hit .265 (9-for-34) with 9R, 3 doubles and 1RBI in 15 games (7 starts in LF, one in CF and one at DH) over four stints with the Yankees (5/15-20, 6/4, 6/18-25 and 7/7-15)...Began the season on the 7-day concussion disabled list…in six rehab games (four with Single-A Tampa, two with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre), combined to hit .217 (5-for-23) with 6R, 1 double, 2HR and 3RBI…was returned from rehab, reinstated from the concussion disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Scranton/WB on 5/2...Scored a run in each of his first seven games of the season (5/19-6/21), tied for the third-longest run-scoring streak to start a season by a Yankee since 1908: Babe Ruth (first 13G in 1931), Derek Jeter (first 8G in 1999), Bernie Williams (first 7G in 2003)…was tied for the Majors' longest season-opening runs streak since 2008 (Cincinnati's Shin-Soo Choo, first 7G in 2013; Toronto's Marco Scutaro, first 7G in 2009)…is the longest run-scored streak of his career...Hit safely in each of his first six games with an at-bat (5/19-6/21), a career-long stretch...Made his first career start in the leadoff spot in the starting lineup in 6/21 win vs. Seattle...Was again placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list on 7/16 and transferred to the 10-day D.L. on 7/25 (post-concussion migraines)…began a rehab assignment with Single-A Tampa on 8/30 and played in one game (1-for-3)…was transferred to the 60-day D.L. on 9/18 with post-concussion migraines, missing the remainder of the season...In 48 games with Scranton/WB, hit .311/.389/.574 (59-for-190) with 38R, 14 doubles, 3 triples, 10HR, 21RBI and 23BB...Played in just two spring training games…suffered a concussion on 2/24 at Pittsburgh.
Hit .231 (31-for-134) with 16R, 9 doubles, 4 triples, 4HR and 17RBI in 39 games (27 starts in LF, 6 in RF and 2 at DH) with the Yankees…of his 31H, 17 went for extra bases (54.8%)... His ﬁrst 4H were a double, HR, triple and single, becoming the second Yankee to hit for the cycle in his ﬁrst 4H (also RHP Johnny Allen in 1932, who went 17-3 with a 3.70 ERA in his rookie season as the Yankees swept the Cubs in the World Series) and the ﬁrst Major Leaguer to do so since Atlanta's Tyler Pastornicky in 2012-credit: Elias...Of his ﬁrst 7H, six went for extra-bases (1 double, 2 triples, 3HR)…is the fourth Yankee ever to hit at least 3HR within his ﬁrst seven Major League games, joining Jesús Montero in 2011 (3HR), Shelley Duncan in 2007 (4HR) and Steve Whitaker in 1966 (3HR)…only two players under age-23 hit more HR in their ﬁrst seven Major League games (Los Angeles-NL's Yasiel Puig-2013, St. Louis' Joe Cunningham-1954, 4HR each)... Had 11 extra-base hits (6 doubles, 2 triples and 3HR) through his ﬁrst 16 career games (7/1-23)…according to Elias, the only other player in Yankees history with at least 11 XBH through 16G is Joe DiMaggio (13)…had 14 extra-base hits (7 doubles, 3 triples, 4HR) through his ﬁrst 25 games (7/1-8/3)…only three other players in Yankees history tallied as many as 14XBH through 25 career games: DiMaggio (22), Gary Sánchez (19) and Shane Spencer (14)... Had 16RBI through his ﬁrst 20G (7/1-28), becoming the ﬁfth Yankee in franchise history to accomplish the feat according to the YES Network (Hideki Matsui-20RBI, Joe DiMaggio-17, George Selkirk-17 and Mickey Mantle-16)... Made his Major League debut in 7/1 loss at Houston, hitting his ﬁrst career home run (oﬀ Tony Sipp) in the seventh inning…started in RF and and was 2-for-4 with 2R and 1 double…became the 12th Yankee to homer in his Major League debut and ﬁrst since Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge went back-to-back on 8/13/16 vs. Toronto…his sixth-inning double oﬀ Francis Martes was his ﬁrst Major League hit…according to Elias, became the third Yankee ever to collect multiple extra-base hits in his Major League debut (also Dixie Walker in 1931: 2 doubles in a 14-inning game and Mike Pagliarulo in 1984: 2 doubles) and the ﬁrst to do so while hitting a home run…signed to a Major League contract and selected to the Yankees' 25-man roster from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre prior to the game... Hit ninth-inning "walk-oﬀ" three-run HR and was 3-for-4 with 1 triple and 4RBI in 7/8 win vs Milwaukee (his sixth career game)…at 22 years, 305 days old, was the youngest Yankee to hit a "walk-oﬀ" HR since Melky Cabrera (21y, 341d) on 7/18/06 vs. Seattle and the youngest Yankee ever with a "walk-oﬀ" HR when the team was trailing... was his second career HR, making him the ﬁfth Yankee to hit a "walk-oﬀ" HR within his ﬁrst 2HR: Alfonso Soriano (1st HR on 9/24/99 vs. Tampa Bay) Mike Hegan (1st HR on 9/1/67 vs. Washington-AL), Bob Grim (2nd HR on 9/5/57 vs. Boston) and Frank LaPorte (2nd HR on 5/3/1906 vs. Philadelphia-AL)…became the third Yankee with a "walk-oﬀ" HR within his ﬁrst 10 Major League games - Phil Rizzuto (10th career game, 4/23/41 vs. Boston, two-run HR in the 11th oﬀ starter Charlie Wagner) and Alfonso Soriano (sixth career game, 9/24/99 vs. Tampa Bay, solo HR in the 11th oﬀ Norm Charlton)-credit:Elias...was the ﬁrst Yankee with a triple and a "walk-oﬀ" HR in the same game since Babe Ruth on 8/18/1922... Started in LF with Todd Frazier starting at 3B in 7/21 win at Seattle…it marked the ﬁrst time the Yankees had two ﬁelders with the same last name in the starting lineup since 9/19/08 vs. Baltimore, when 3B Alex Rodriguez and C Iván Rodríguez started in the ﬁrst game of the ﬁnal series at the original Yankee Stadium... Was placed on the 10-day disabled list from 8/10 (retroactive to 8/9) - 9/11 with a left oblique strain…missed 31 team games…played in four postseason rehab games with Double-A Trenton (2-for-17, 1R, 2RBI)... Was on the Yankees' Wild Card Game roster, but did not play…was not on the roster for the ALDS or ALCS... In 74 games with the RailRiders, hit .256/.344/.473 (70-for-273) with 46R, 19 doubles, 12HR, 42RBI and 9SB.
Combined at Double-A Akron, Triple-A Columbus and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to bat .263/.335/.447 (122-for-463) with 75R, 27 doubles, 5 triples, 16HR, 55RBI, 48BB and 13SB in 119 games…played in the MLB All-Star Futures Game in San Diego…began the season with the RubberDucks, hitting .276/.356/.469 (94-for-341) with 56R, 25 doubles, 13HR, 48RBI, 41BB and 13SB in 89 games…earned a place on the Eastern League Mid-Season All-Star Team…was promoted to Columbus on 7/25 and went 5-for-21 (.238) with 2R and 1 triple in five games…was traded to the Yankees on 7/31 and hit .228 (23-for-101) with 17R, 2 doubles, 3 triples, 3HR and 7RBI in 25 games at Scranton/WB…overall, saw action at all three outfield positions - 41 starts in LF, 21 starts in CF, 40 starts in RF - committing 13E in 221TC (.941) with 11 outfield assists…was named by Baseball America as the No. 8 prospect in the Eastern League…following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 2 prospect in the Yankees organization…
In 133 games at Single-A Lynchburg, hit .285/.377/.465 (143-for-501) with 88R, 36 doubles, 3 triples, 16HR, 72RBI, 68BB and 15SB…led the Carolina League in hits, doubles, extra-base hits (55) and total bases (233) and placed among league leaders in home runs (second), runs scored (second), RBI (third), walks (third), OPS (third, .842), BA (fourth), OBP (fourth) and slugging pct. (fourth)…ranked among Indians organizational leaders in runs scored (ﬁrst), hits (second) and RBI (fourth)…was named a CL Postseason All-Star and MiLB.com Organization All-Star... Earned MiLB.com CL "Player of the Month" honors in July (.363, 37-for-102, 21R, 7 doubles, 3HR, 17RBI, 6SB in 28G)... After the season, played for the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League and hit .281/.347/.438 (25-for-89) with 15R, 1 double, 3HR, 8RBI and 4SB in 22G…was named to the AFL Rising Stars Game and the AFL All-Prospect Team... Following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 44 overall prospect and No. 2 prospect in the Indians organization…was tabbed by Baseball America as the No. 5 prospect in the Carolina League.
Spent the season with Single-A Lake County and hit .266/.349/.411 (126-for-474) with 70R, 18 doubles, 6 triples, 13HR, 50RBI, 56BB and 12SB in 120 games... Following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 3 prospect in the Indians organization and the No. 9 prospect in the Midwest League.
Made his professional debut with the AZL Indians, batting .297 (51-for-172) with 32R, 11 doubles, 5 triples, 5HR and 28RBI in 44 games…was an Arizona League Postseason All-Star... Was tabbed by Baseball America as the No. 1 prospect in the Arizona League…following the season, was ranked by the same publication as the No. 48 overall prospect and No. 2 prospect in the Indians organization.