Full name is Albert Enmanuel Abreu Dias.
Spent the entire season with Double-A Trenton, going 5-8 with a 4.28 ERA (96.2IP, 46ER) and 91K in 23 games (20 starts)…marked a career high in wins and starts and his highest totals in games played, innings pitched and strikeouts since 2016 (24G, 101.2IP, 115K)....Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees' No. 10 prospect…was named the organization's No. 6 prospect by MLB Pipeline.
Combined with Single-A Tampa, the GCL Yankees East and West and Double-A Trenton to go 4-6 with a 5.20 ERA (72.2IP, 42ER) in 17 starts...Missed nearly two and a half months of the season over two stints on the minor league disabled list (4/5-29 and 6/29-8/11)…pitched for the GCL Yankees East and West as part of his rehab assignment (3GS)...Spent the majority of the season with Tampa, going 4-3 with a 4.16 ERA (62.2IP, 29ER) in 13 starts...Made one start with Trenton on 9/3 vs. Reading, tossing 5.0 hitless and scoreless innings (1BB, 4K)...Pitched for the Tigres del Licey in the Dominican Winter League, making six starts and going 0-2 with a 1.80 ERA (20.0IP, 4ER)...Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees' No. 9 prospect.
Combined with Single-A Charleston, Single-A Tampa and the GCL Yankees East to go 2-3 with a 3.38 ERA (53.1IP, 20ER) in 14 games (13 starts)... Began the season with Charleston, going 1-0 with a 1.84 ERA (14.2IP, 3ER) in three games (two starts) before being promoted to Tampa on 4/23, where he went 1-3 with a 4.19 ERA (34.1IP, 16ER) in nine starts... Missed nearly three months over two stints on the minor league disabled list…made two rehab starts with the GCL Yankees East, allowing 1ER in 4.1IP... Pitched for Scottsdale in the Arizona Fall League, going 1-2 with a 2.60 ERA (27.2IP, 8ER) in six starts…was named the AFL "Pitcher of the Week" for the period from 10/16-21... Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees' No. 6 prospect and No. 77 prospect in baseball... Was added to the Yankees' 40-man roster on 11/20/17.
Combined at Single-A Quad Cities and Single-A Lancaster to go 3-8 with four saves and a 3.72 ERA (101.2IP, 42ER) and 115K in 24 games (16 starts)…opponents batted .202 (74-for-366); LH .225 (41-for-182), RH .179 (33-for-184)…posted a 0.65 ERA (27.2IP, 13H, 4R/2ER, 13BB, 39K) in eight relief appearances... Began the season with Quad Cities and pitched to a 2-8 record with four saves and a 3.50 ERA (90.0IP, 35ER) and 104K in 21 games (14 starts)…led Midwest League pitchers (min. 75.0IP) in opponents' BA (.193, 62-for-321) and ranked ﬁfth in K/9.0IP ratio (10.40)…earned Midwest League "Pitcher of the Week" honors for 6/27-7/3... Was promoted on 8/19 to Lancaster, going 1-0 with a 5.40 ERA (11.2IP, 7ER) in three games (two starts)... Was acquired by the Yankees with RHP Jorge Guzman from Houston in exchange for C Brian McCann on 11/17/16.
Spent the season with Rookie-level Greeneville and was 2-3 with one save, one complete game and a 2.51 ERA (46.2IP, 13ER) in 13 games (seven starts)... Went 1-2 with a 3.55 ERA (25.1IP, 10ER) as a starter and 1-1 with a 1.27 ERA (21.1IP, 3ER) in six relief appearances.
Made his professional debut with the DSL Astros Blue, going 3-2 with a 2.78 ERA (68.0IP, 21ER) in 14 starts.