First-Year Player Draft

Pinstriped Profile: Juan Cabrera

Height: 6 – 0

Weight: 175

Bats: R

Throws: R

Age: 19 (4/19/97)

The New York Yankees selected Juan Cabrera with the 968th overall selection in the 32nd round of the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. The right handed pitcher was a student-athlete for North Canyon High School in Phoenix, Arizona this past season.

Cabrera posted a 0.44 earned run average and was ranked by Max Preps as the 73rd overall high school prospect in Arizona. Juan’s fastball sits 84-88 and features a slider as his second best offering. He threw a no-hitter and three complete games in his four starts for the Rattlers in 2016. In 48 innings, Cabrera struck out 68 and walked just 3.


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