Full name is Luis Ángel Gil (pronounced “HEEL”).
Spent the season at the Yankees’ Alternate Site as part of the 60-man player pool...Made three spring training relief appearances (all in Florida), posting a 2.25 ERA (4.0IP, 1ER) with 5K...Following the season, pitched for Tigres del Licey of the Dominican Winter League, going 1-1 with a 6.35 ERA (5.2IP, 4ER) in two games (one start)...Entering the 2021 season, was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees’ No. 4 prospect and as having the “Best Fastball” among Yankees farmhands.
Combined with Single-A Charleston and Single-A Tampa to go 5-5 with a 2.72 ERA (96.0IP, 29ER) in 20 starts… posted the second-lowest ERA among Yankees minor leaguers...Began the season with Charleston, going 4-5 with a 2.39 ERA (83.0IP, 22ER) in 17 starts before being promoted to Tampa on 7/25…in three starts with Tampa, went 1-0 with a 4.85 ERA (13.0IP, 7ER)...Was named a 2019 South Atlantic League Mid-Season All-Star with Charleston...Earned SAL “Pitcher of the Week” honors from 6/10-16…compiled a 0.75 ERA (12.0IP, 11H, 1ER, 3BB, 18K) in two starts over that span...Was placed on the minor league injured list from 8/12 (retroactive to 8/10)…was reinstated on 9/13...Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees’ No. 4 prospect and No. 14 prsopect in the South Atlantic League…was also named the Yankees’ No. 4 prospect by MLB Pipeline...Was added to the Yankees’ 40-man roster on 11/20/19.
Combined with Rookie-level Pulaski and short-season Single-A Staten Island to go 2-3 with a 1.96 ERA (46.0IP, 10ER) in 12 starts…his 13.30 K/9.0IP ratio (68K/46.0IP) led all Yankees farmhands with at least 40.0IP...Began the season with Pulaski, going 2-1 with a 1.37 ERA (39.1IP, 6ER) and 58K in 10 starts…led the Appalachian League (min. 35.0IP) in ERA, opponents’ BA (.154, 21-for-136) and K/9.0IP ratio (13.27)…earned Baseball America Rookie-level All-Star team honors with Pulaski...Was promoted to Staten Island on 8/22, posting a 0-2 record with a 5.40 ERA (6.2IP, 4ER) in two starts...Following the season, was named by Baseball America as the Yankees’ No. 26 prospect and No. 19 prospect in the Appalachian League...Was acquired by the Yankees from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for OF Jake Cave on 3/16/18.