Trade rumors made the rounds when two of the New York Yankees’ top prospects were pulled from their game on July 24.
With the August 2nd trading deadline fast approaching, attention is turning to late-season competitors. That New York Yankees spot on as they had the best record in the American League when they entered the All-Star break. They’ve been linked to players like Cincinnati Reds pitcher Luis Castillo and Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto, and most recently they were Reportedly “serious contenders” for Kansas City Royals outfielder Andrew Benintendi.
Yankees fans had their jaws dropped when they heard that top prospects Jasson Dominguez and Trey Sweeney were both pulled from the July 24 game of New York’s High-A affiliate, the Hudson Valley Renegades.
Trade speculation rises after top Yankees prospects are pulled from the game
To make things even more interesting, Sweeney was pulled from the game just as he was about to score for the cycle.
Dominguez has been hyped as one of baseball’s top slugging prospects for many years, where he has actually drawn comparisons to Mike Trout, Bo Jackson and Mickey Mantle. He is currently New York’s third largest prospect in their farm system. He was called up to High-A that season and hit a home run in the MLB Futures Game at Dodger Stadium.
Sweeney, on the other hand, is the sixth-place prospect in the pipeline. He’s a shortstop, but he’s Anthony Volpe, actually ranked the fifth best prospect in all of baseball, and Oswald Peraza, the No. 2 prospect in New York’s pipeline.
Does this mean the Yankees are actually trading with both prospects? no
We’ll continue to update you on one reason both Dominguez and Sweeney were pulled from their games on Sunday.
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