New York Yankees 2020 MLB Draft Tracker: Picks, Analysis, Rumors and Updates
The 2020 MLB Draft is nearing its conclusion and the Yankees' three picks are in the books
Here is a look at New York's Draft class, featuring two left-handed hitters and one flamethrowing right-hander:
University of Arizona
Arizona State University
Northwest Florida State JC
Thursday night, the Bombers closed out its class by picking right-hander Beck Way out of Northwest Florida State Junior College. The 20-year-old hurler popped up on the radar of big-league scouts during the Cape Cod League this past summer.
Earlier in the evening, the Yankees selected Arizona State's Trevor Hauver with the organization's third-round pick (99th overall). Hauver, listed at second base, played the majority of his college career in the outfield.
Here's what you need to know about Hauver right now:
Hauver joins catcher Austin Wells from the University of Arizona in New York's 2020 MLB Draft class thus far. New York's first-round pick Wells is a familiar face – picked by New York in the 2018 MLB Draft out of high school – and boasts a potent left-handed bat.
Here's more on Wells and the Yankees' first-round selection:
In a shortened format, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Yankees only made three picks across five rounds. When New York signed ace Gerrit Cole, the organization forfeited its second- and fifth-round picks.
In case you missed it earlier during the Draft, get caught up to speed with some other Yankees-related MLB Draft content from Sports Illustrated's Inside The Pinstripes:
- READ: Yanks' First-Rounder Wells Drawing Comparisons to Schwarber, Harper
- WATCH: What Position Do the Yankees Need to Address the Most in 2020 MLB Draft
- READ: Who Would the Yankees Pick When Redrafting the Star-Studded 2010 MLB Draft?
- WATCH: Breaking Down the Best No. 28 Selections in MLB Draft History
- READ: Without Nick Swisher's Departure, the Yankees Wouldn't Have Drafted Aaron Judge
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