fbpx
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Andury Acevedo (Robert M Pimpsner)

News

Cubs Sign Former Yankees Prospect Acevedo to MLB Contract

The Chicago Cubs announced today that they have signed former New York Yankees pitching prospect Andury Acevedo to a Major League contract.  Acevedo, 25, is a former outfielder who was converted into a relief pitcher before joining the Yankees organization in 2012.  Prior to 2012 he was in the Pirates organization.

Andury split the 2015 season between 3 teams, making it as high as Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre where he was 1-2 with a 2.31 Earned Run Average in 10 games.  In total he pitched 59 innings over 41 games this past season, all of them out of the bullpen.

The Cubs are getting a solid relief prospect in Acevedo.  The right-hander averages 95 miles per hour with his fastball and has a deceptive delivery that keeps hitters guessing.  He compliments his fastball with a slider and change up that helps keep opposing batters off balance.

Written By

You May Also Like

Sticky Post

With the draft now behind us it is time to take a look at how the Yankees prospects rank throughout the system. Like our...

Features

Spring training is just around the corner.  Which means our new Yankees top prospect list is here.  Released early this morning we bring you...

Features

The Yankees came into 2018 with a gluttony of players that were eligible for the Rule 5 draft, many that were among the team’s...

News

It is that time again, as we prepare for pitchers and catchers to report to Tampa for Spring Training we will take a look...

Skip to toolbar