The New York Yankees are shifting their focus to the future.
YES Network’s Jack Curry reported Monday that the club is calling up prospects Everson Pereira and Oswald Peraza from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre ahead of their three-game series vs. the Washington Nations that begins Tuesday night in the Bronx.
Pereira, a 22-year-old outfielder, is ranked as the Yankees’ No. 3 prospect. He is hitting .312/.386/.551 with eight home runs and 33 runs batted in over 35 games at Triple-A this season. It will be his Major League debut when he puts on the pinstripes.
Peraza, a 23-year-old infielder, returns to the Majors for the first time since July. He has been back and forth over the past two seasons. Peraza is batting .268/.357/.479 with 14 homers and 36 runs batted in over 63 games at Triple-A this season. In 37 big-league games, he is hitting .238/.364/.307 with one long ball and eight RBI.