Nam Y. Huh | AP
Age: 22 (23 on March 2, 2018)
Acquired: Signed as amateur free agent for $750,000 on July 2, 2011.
Yankees prospect ranking: MLB.Pipeline No. 5.
2017 hitting stats: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA), .317 average, 227 AB, 36 runs, 72 hits, 13 doubles, 1 triple, 9 HR, 30 RBIs, 17 BB, 33 K, 58 games. Trenton (AA), .312 average, 253 AB, 30 runs, 79 hits, 23 doubles, 1 triple, 7 HR, 52 RBIs, 12 BB, 38 K, 2 SB, 3 CS, 67 games. Yankees (MLB), .600 average, 5 AB, 3 hits, 1 double, 0 HR, 4 RBIs, 1 BB, 0 K, 1 SB, 3 games through Sept. 21.
2017 fielding stats: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA), committed 7 errors in 57 games (57 starts) at third base. Trenton IAA), committed 10 errors in 58 games (57 starts) at third base.
2017 International League playoffs: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA), .235 average, 34 AB, 1 run, 8 hits, 4 doubles, 1 HR, 5 RBIs, 0 BB, 6 K, 8 games.
Scout’s take: “Andujar is a good player. Defensively, he’s just going to be average. He works at it. He’s a diligent worker. A couple years ago, I went into Trenton and this guy was out there at 2:30 every day working on his defense. His foot work is the thing that gets tangled up. There are times where his foot work gets stagnant and he doesn’t move. Other times he moves his feet. So he’s got to be more consistent with his foot work. His arm is real good when he wants to show it off. There are times you’re looking at him and thinking he just has average arm strength, but I’ve seen him where he has to make a play deep in the hole. Oh yeah, there’s more than enough arm strength. If he doesn’t improve at third, I think he could end up being a corner outfielder. He has more than enough arm to play right field. Right now he probably has a better arm than most right fielders. He’s got a chance to hit, too. I like his bat. He’s not a big runner, but he’s not a clogger. He can go from first to third on a base-hit. To get this out of the Dominican for $750,000, that’s a hell out of sign.”