Graduated in 2019 from the Delbarton (N.J.) School…led Delbarton to the 2019 NJSIAA Non-Public A State Championship as a senior…helped the USA Baseball 18U National Team win the gold medal at the Pan-American Championships in December 2018, earning all-tournament honors by hitting .459 (17-for-37) with 17R, 14RBI and 6SB in 9G…played in the 2018 Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park in San Diego…was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 52 prospect in the 2019 draft, and the No. 25 prep prospect by Perfect Game…had signed to play collegiately at Vanderbilt…was the first player from the tri-state area to be selected in the first round by the Yankees since INF Cito Culver (Irondequoit H.S. in Rochester, N.Y.) in 2010, and the first from New Jersey since INF Eric Duncan (Seton Hall Prep) in 2003.
In 132 combined games with Double-A Somerset and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, hit .249 (127-for-511) with 86R, 35 doubles, five triples, 21HR, 65RBI, 65BB and 50SB…led Yankees farmhands in hits, doubles, XBH (61), total bases (235) and stolen bases, while ranking second in runs scored and HR, tied for second in RBI, tied for fourth in triples and fifth in walks…was the only player in the minors to record at least 20HR and 50SB…began the season with Somerset, batting .251 (106-for-422) with 71R, 31 doubles, four triples, 18HR, 60RBI, 57BB and 44SB in 110 games…ranked second among Eastern League batters in doubles and stolen bases, tied for third in XBH (53), tied for seventh in runs scored, eighth in SLG (.472) and walks, tied for eighth in OPS (.820) and ninth in total bases (199)…over his final 53 games with Somerset, hit .274/.375/.542 (55-for-201) with 33R, 15 doubles, three triples, 11HR, 28RBI, 31BB and 20SB…recorded a 12-game hitting streak from 6/21-7/4, batting .326/.426/.652 (15-for-46) with 10R, three doubles, four HR, nine RBI, six BB and nine SB over that stretch…was named to the American League roster for the 2022 Futures Game in Los Angeles on 7/16, starting at SS (0-for-2)…was promoted to Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre on 9/2, where he batted .236 (21-for-89) with 15R, four doubles, one triple, three HR, five RBI, eight BB and six SB…became the first Minor League player to hit 20-or-more home runs and steal 50-or-more bases in a season since Andruw Jones in 1995…following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 14 prospect in Baseball and the No. 1 prospect in the Yankees organization…was also labeled by the publication as the “Best Hitter for Average” and “Best Strike-Zone Discipline” in the Yankees system…was named by MLB Pipeline as the No. 5 overall prospect…was named by MiLB.com as an Organization All-Star.
Batted .294/.423/.604 (121-for-412) with 113R, 35 doubles, 6 triples, 27HR, 86RBI, 78BB and 33SB in 109 combined games with Low-A Tampa and High-A Hudson Valley…led the minors in runs scored, ranked third in extra-base hits (68) and tied for fourth in OPS (1.027)…led all Yankees minor leaguers in on-base percentage, slugging, OPS, doubles, walks, extra-base hits and tied for first in total bases (249)…also ranked among Yankees minor leaguers in RBI (second), triples (tied for second), home runs (third), batting average (fourth) and stolen bases (fourth)…appeared in games at SS (85), 3B (three) and 2B (two)…began the year with Tampa, hitting .302/.455/.623 (60-for-199) with 56R, 18 doubles, 5 triples, 12HR, 49RBI, 51BB and 21SB in 54 games…recorded a career-high 15-game hitting streak from 6/2-6/19, batting .444/.545/.963 (24-for-54) with 13R, 6 doubles, 2 triples, 6HR, 17RBI, 12BB and 5SB over that span…on 6/3 vs. Lakeland, hit a career-high 2HR and 6RBI (3-for-5, 2R, 1 double, 1BB, 2SB) in the Tarpons’ 16-2 win (also recorded 2HR on 6/19 vs. Bradenton)…was named the Low-A Southeast “Player of the Week” from 5/31-6/6 after hitting .435/.519/1.000 (10-for-23) with 6R, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 3HR, 7RBI, 4BB and 3SB over six games with the Tarpons…was also tabbed the Low-A Southeast “Player of the Month” in June with Tampa, hitting .392/.515/.848 (31-for-79) with 22R, 9 doubles, 3 triples, 7HR, 22RBI, 18BB and 8SB in 22 games… was promoted to Hudson Valley on 7/13…in 55 games with the Renegades, batted .286/.391/.587 (61-for-213) with 57R, 17 doubles, 1 triple, 15HR, 37RBI, 27BB and 12SB…following the season, was named to the 2021 Baseball America Minor League All-Star team… additionally, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 1 prospect in the Yankees organization, No. 1 prospect in Low-A Southeast, No. 2 prospect in High-A East and No. 10 prospect in all of Baseball…was also labeled by the publication as the “Best Hitter for Average” and “Best Strike-Zone Discipline” in the Yankees system…following the season, was tabbed by MLB Pipeline as the Yankees’ No. 1 prospect and the No. 15 prospect in all of Baseball…was also named an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com.
Did not play in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Made his pro debut, batting .215/.349/.355 (26-for-121) with 19R, 7 doubles, 2 triples, 2HR, 11RBI, 23BB and 6SB in 34 games with Rookie-level Pulaski…following the season, was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 6 prospect in the Yankees organization and by MLB Pipeline as the No. 10 prospect.