Several Draftees Sign MiLB Contracts with Yankees

Frank German ( Drexler)

Pinstriped Prospects has been able to confirm that several of the New York Yankees 2018 draft picks have signed minor league contracts.  Among those who signed is fourth-round pick Frank German, fifth-round pick Brandon Lockridge, eighth-round pick Connor Van Hoose, ninth-round pick Mick Vorhof, and 10th round pick Josh Maciejewski.

At this time, we have not been able to confirm the bonus amounts for each prospect.

German was drafted in the fourth round of the 2018 draft with the 127th overall pick.  He was a junior at the University of North Florida and was a two-time Atlantic Sun Conference First-Team Player.  A three-pitch pitcher that features a low-90s fastball that goes as high as 94 miles per hour.

Lockridge is an outfielder that was selected with the 157th overall pick out of Troy University.  He is a speedy outfielder that stole 25 bases in 60 games this season.

Van Hoose was the Patriot League pitcher of the year this past season.  He went 6-1 with a 0.57 ERA in conference play with an 8-4 and 2.36 ERA overall.

Vorhof was the 277th overall pick out of Grand Canyon University that sports a fastball/curveball combination.

Maciejewski was one of two left-handed pitchers the Yankees drafted in 2018 and played collegiately at University of North Carolina – Charlotte. He had a 9-2 record with a 2.25 ERA for the 49ers, earning First Team All-Conference USA honors.

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