New York Yankees sign Mexican prospect Santiago Gómez for MLB 2022


Within the framework of the International Signature Period, the mules acquired the 17-year-old right-hander from the Pericos de Puebla academy.

Santiago Gómez, new player of New York Yankees
© Puebla ParakeetsSantiago Gómez, new player of New York Yankees

Although the activities in the Major League Baseball (MLB) are suspended as a result of work stoppage, it was possible to carry out the Period of International Firms, where New York Yankees secured the services of a prominent Mexican prospect.

It’s about the right Santiago Gomez, barely 17 years old, emerged from the Academy of Puebla Parakeets, a team that plays in the Mexican Baseball League, and was signed after he made several tryouts before the chief scouts of the Bronx Bombers.

“The truth is quite a mixed feeling, It is a dream that I had proposed all my life, and now that it has come true, I realize that every sacrifice has its reward., assured Gallito after his signing with the Yankees became official.

The Mexican prospect the Yankees signed

Born April 5, 2005, Gómez measures 1.75 meters and weighs 78 kilograms, its position in the park is infielder, mainly at short stops, on the rights side; and becomes the third player in this draw to reach the mules, beside Cesar Vargas and Ernesto Borges.

According to Pericos de Puebla, Gómez’s arrival at the Yankees took place thanks to the scout Lee Sigman, who assured that the right-hander counts “with great tools and features”, which you can show in the Minor League System.