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The last known name in the Yankees organization is Brando Mayea.
Last week, the Yankees agreed with Mighty Ball The team made a $4.19 million dollar deal for the outfielder from Havana, Cuba, who was identified by a talent evaluator Compare that to a “mini Gary Sheffield”. Mayea was named the No. 9 rookie on MLB Pipeline’s International Top 50 list.
Yankees have a base signing pool of $5, 50,11, the agreement has not yet been confirmed. This deal is pending in kind.
Maya, , considered an advanced athlete with advanced tools for his age, unusual Hitting speed and power. He’s aggressive in the hitter’s box and has a better understanding of the strike zone.
According to MLB Pipeline , Mayea has a mature frame and has a lot of upside because he’s strong and tight. Once at shortstop, scouts think Mayea can stay in center field, but he could also move to a corner outfield position.
Mayea is expected to join the Yankees farm soon Top big-money international talent in the system, including No. 2 prospect Jasson Dominguez, an outfielder signed for $5.1 million in July 2019. The club is also keeping a close eye on rookie Roderick Arias Arias), the 1-year-old hitter who 04 signed with the club in January for $4 million shortstop.