Spent the entire season with Double-A Somerset, going 2-7 with a 3.90 ERA (115.1IP, 106H, 56R/50ER, 41BB, 120K, 11HR) in 25 starts...Was tied for third among Yankees farmhands in games started, fifth in innings pitched and eighth in strikeouts...Was second in the Eastern League in ERA, fourth in opponents’ batting average, tied for fourth in games started, fifth in WHIP, eighth in innings pitched and ninth in strikeouts...Was named the Eastern League “Pitcher of the Week” from 5/9-15 after not allowing a hit over 5.2 scoreless innings on 5/13 at Altoona (2BB, 5K)...Following the season, was tabbed by Baseball America as the Yankees’ No. 9 prospect and labeled as having the “Best Curveball” among Yankees farmhands.
Combined with Low-A Tampa, High-A Hudson Valley and Double-A Somerset to go 8-4 with a 2.52 ERA (107.1IP, 91H, 47R/30ER, 38BB, 130K, 4HR) in 23 games (21 starts)…led all Yankees Minor Leaguers in ERA while ranking tied for fourth in starts, fifth in innings pitched and tied for fifth in wins...Began the year with Low-A Tampa, going 3-3 with a 2.34 ERA (50.0IP, 35H, 24R/13ER, 23BB, 58K, 2HR) in 13 games (11 starts)…was named the Low-A Southeast “Pitcher of the Week” for 7/5-11 after allowing just 2H over six scoreless innings (5K, 1HP) in his 7/9 start at Dunedin...Was promoted to Hudson Valley on 7/20, posting a 3-0 record with a 1.75 ERA (36.0IP, 33H, 8R/7ER, 8BB, 53K, 0HR) in six starts…earned High-A East “Pitcher of the Month” honors for August after going 2-0 with a 0.36 ERA (24.2IP, 1ER) and 36K in four starts with Hudson Valley...Was promoted to Double-A Somerset on 8/24, going 2-1 with a 4.22 ERA (21.1IP, 23H, 15R/10ER, 7BB, 19K, 2HR) and 19K in four starts.
Did not pitch due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Went 4-1 with a 3.29 ERA (54.2IP, 36H, 23R/20ER, 28BB, 53K, 6HR) in 11 starts with Rookie-level Pulaski…ranked fourth in the Appalachian League in innings…limited opponents to an Appalachian League-low .188 (36-for-192) BA.
Made his professional debut with the DSL Yankees and GCL Yankees West, going 1-1 with a 1.78 ERA (30.1IP, 16H, 8R/6ER, 12BB, 28K, 1HR) in nine games (seven starts)...Began the year with the DSL Yankees, going 1-0 with a 0.96 ERA (18.2IP, 6H, 4R/2ER, 6BB, 22K, 0HR) in six games (four starts)...Was transferred to the GCL Yankees West on 8/1 and went 0-1 with a 3.09 ERA (11.2IP, 10H, 4R/ER, 6BB, 6K, 1HR) in three starts.