Full name is Oswald Dair Peraza Sandoval.
Saw his first Major League action with the Yankees, batting .306/.404/.429 (15-for-49) with 8R, three doubles, 1HR, 2RBI, 6BB, 2HP and 2SB in 18 games…appeared defensively at SS (12G/11GS) and 2B (4G/3GS)...Began the season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, batting .259 (100-for-386) with 57R, 16 doubles, 19HR, 50RBI, 34BB and 33SB in 99 games…his 19HR were a career high…played 89 games at SS and 10 games at 2B...Over his final 53 games with the RailRiders, hit .316/.382/.560 (66-for-209) with 42R, 9 doubles, 14HR, 35RBI, 18BB and 22SB...At the time of his call-up on 9/1, his 33SB were the third-most in the International League and tied for the fifth-most among all Triple-A players...Was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 9/1…made his Major League debut on 9/2 at Tampa Bay, entering the game as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning and striking out in his only AB...Made his first career start at SS on 9/3 at Tampa Bay...Over his final 15 games of the season (from 9/7-G1-10/5), batted .357/.449/.500 (15-for-42) with 8R, 3 doubles, 1HR, 2RBI, 6BB, 1HP and 2SB…his .449 OBP was tied for the sixth-highest in the Majors (tied for fourth in the AL) over that span (min. 40AB)...Recorded his first three career hits in Game 1 on 9/7 vs. Minnesota…picked up his first Major League hit with a double in the third inning…was the first Yankee to record at least 3H in a game within his first four career games since Garrett Cooper recorded 3H in his fourth career game on 7/17/17 at Minnesota...Stole his first career base in the second inning on 9/17 at Milwaukee...Hit safely in a career-high five straight games from 9/25-10/4-G1, hitting .474/.500/.684 (9-for-19) with 3R, 1 double, 1HR, 2RBI and 1SB…recorded multiple hits in four of those five games...Collected his first career RBI with an RBI single in the first inning on 9/28 at Toronto...Hit his first career HR with a game-tying solo HR in the second inning in Game 1 on 10/4 at Texas…along with teammate Oswaldo Cabrera, became just the fourth set (seventh time) of Yankees teammates age 23-oryounger in the last 52 years (since 1971) to homer in the same game…joined Thairo Estrada and Gleyber Torres on 5/22/19 at Baltimore, Miguel Andújar and Gleyber Torres (four times in 2018) and Melky Cabrera and Robinson Canó (once in 2006)...Was on the Yankees’ ALCS roster and appeared in three games (one start)…made his only start in ALCS Game 2 at Houston, going 0-for-3...Following the season, was tabbed the Yankees’ No. 2 prospect by Baseball America…was also named by the publication as the organization’s “Best Defensive Infielder” and “Best Infield Arm.”
Combined with High-A Hudson Valley, Double-A Somerset and Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to hit .297 (138-for-465) with 76R, 26 doubles, 2 triples, 18HR, 58RBI, 37BB and 38SB in 115 games...Led Yankees minor leaguers in hits and stolen bases…ranked third in batting average, extra-base hits (46), total bases (222), runs and doubles…was tied for seventh in HR and eighth in RBI and SLG...Began the season with High-A Hudson Valley and hit .306/.386/.532 (34-for-111) with 20R, 10 doubles, 5HR, 16RBI, 12BB and 16SB in 28 games...Was named the High-A “Player of the Month” for May after batting .323/.400/.570 (30-for-93) with 17R, 8 doubles, 5HR, 13RBI, 10BB and 15SB in 23 games...Was named the High-A East “Player of the Week” for 5/10-16 after batting .429/.500/1.143 (9-for-21) with 5R, 5HR, 8RBI, 3BB and 2SB in six games...Was promoted to Double-A Somerset on 6/8 and batted .294 (96-for-326) with 51R, 16 doubles, 2 triples, 12HR, 40RBI, 23BB and 20SB in 79 games…ranked fourth in the Double-A Northeast League in batting average and tied for fifth in stolen bases...Was promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on 9/21…in eight games with the RailRiders, hit .286 (8- for-28) with 5R, 1HR, 2RBI, 2BB and 2SB...Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees’ No. 2 prospect and the No.55 prospect in baseball…was also named by Baseball America as the “Fastest Baserunner” and “Best Defensive Infielder” in the Yankees organization and as having the organization’s “Best Infield Arm."
Did not play during the regular season due to the COVID-19 pandemic...Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees’ No. 6 prospect and as having the organization’s “Best Infield Arm.”...Played for Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan Winter Leagues, batting .250 (4-for-16) with 3R and 1 double in six games...Was added to the Yankees’ 40-man roster on 11/20.
Ranked third in the Yankees organization in stolen bases, hitting .263 (69-for-262) with 38R, 6 doubles, 1 triple, 4HR, 20RBI and 23SB in 65 games between short-season Single-A Staten Island and Single-A Charleston...Began the season with short-season Single-A Staten Island, batting .241 (19-for-79) with 7R, 1 double, 1 triple, 2HR and 7RBI in 19 games...Was transferred to Single-A Charleston on 7/9, hitting .273 (50-for-183) with 31R, 5 doubles, 2HR, 13RBI and 18SB in 46 games for the RiverDogs...Following the season, was ranked as the No. 5 prospect and as having the “Best Infield Arm” in the Yankees organization by Baseball America.
Spent the entire season with short-season Rookie-level Pulaski, batting .250 (35-for-140) with 25 runs, three doubles, two triples, one HR, 11 RBIs and eight SB in 36 games.
Made his professional debut, batting .282 (62-for-220) with 44R, 13 doubles, 3 triples, 34RBI and 13SB in 58 games with the DSL Yankees and the GCL Yankees West...Began the season with the DSL Yankees, hitting .361 (13-for-36) with 10R, 3 doubles, 2 triples and 10RBI in 10 games…joined the GCL Yankees West on 6/22 and hit .266 (49-for-184) with 34R, 10 doubles, 1 triple, 24RBI and 12SB in 48 games.