The Staten Island Yankees have experience their first roster moves fo the 2017 season. Catchers Audie Afenir and Keith Skinner have been promoted while catcher Brian Reyes joins the team. Infielder and 2017 draftee Chris Hess joins the team.
Afenir is heading to the Florida State League where he will join the Tampa Yankees for their second half. Tampa recent secured their place in the FSL playoffs winning the first half championship.
Skinner will be joining the Charleston RiverDogs of the South Atlantic League.
Brian Reyes, 21, joins Staten Island after hitting .269 in 29 games for the Pulaski Yankees in 2016.
Hess, 22, was the Yankees 17th round draft pick in last week’s MLB Draft. He led the University of Rhode Island with 77 hits, 44 runs scored and 12 stolen bases in 2017.