Pirates And Yankees Complete Trade

April 30th, 2024

The Pittsburgh Pirates today acquired minor league infielder Keiner Delgado from the New York Yankees as the player to be named from the March 29 trade of pitcher JT Brubaker.

The 20-year-old Delgado is currently rated as the 20th-best Yankees prospect by MLB Pipeline.

Delgado was named to the Florida Complex League’s post-season All-Star team in 2023. He led the FCL in runs scored (54) and stolen bases (36), ranked second in hits (58) and total bases (96), third in extra base hits (21), tied for fourth in home runs (eight), fifth in doubles (12), sixth in OBP (.414), seventh in slugging (.485), eighth in OPS (.899), and ninth in walks (36).

Delgado began his professional career in the Dominican Summer League in 2022, where he ranked second in the league in OBP (.504) and walks (58), tied for second in stolen bases (34), and tied for third in runs scored (50). He was named to the Dominican Summer League’s mid- and post-season All-Star teams while also being recognized by MiLB.com as an organizational all-star.