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Then Named Pinstriped Prospect 2018 GCL Yankees Player of the Year


Throughout the month of September, we have hosted various polls on Pinstriped Prospects so that our readers may help us name the top players throughout the system during the 2018 season.  The fans have spoken and named right-handed pitcher Juan Then the 2018 Pinstriped Prospects Player of the Year for the Gulf Coast League Yankees.

Then, just finished his first season with the Yankees organization after being acquired by the Bronx Bombers along with left-hander JP Sears from the Seattle Mariners for right-handed reliever Nick Rumbelow.

In 11 starts in the Gulf Coast League, the 18-year old Then was 0-3 with a 2.70 ERA and 42 strikeouts in 50 innings of work, allowing opposing batters to hit just .210 against him.

Then won with 34% of the vote, beating out Antonio Cabello who had 24% of the vote as well as Anthony Garcia and Jose Villa who each at 15% of the vote.