In 2018, Pereira stood out during his first trip to extended spring training, enough that the Yankees put him in the Dominican Summer League and Gulf Coast League. He showed some positive traits, but really struggled with his strikeout rate.
The following season, he again struggled with his strikeout rate in which his season was cut short due to a leg injury.
The 2020 season was cancelled due to COVID-19.
Last season, he was a bit of an unknown, but he stood out due to his advanced hitting ability and strong projections to remain in center field for years to come.
His batting average was .303 with 20 homeruns and 57 runs batted in with Low-A Tampa and High-A Hudson Valley. Low-A is the fourth highest level in Minor League baseball while High-A is the third highest.
He was the only Minor League player to hit 20 homeruns in under 200 at bats.
His walk rate was 12.6 percent on the season while his strikeout rate increased throughout last season.
The majority of games last season he played in were in centerfield, but scouts are saying that he is trending towards playing in either left or right outfield.
He only played in 27 games out of High-A experience in which he will most likely start there again.
If he keeps up his offensive power from last season, he will sooner than not be on the 40 man roster for the Yankees!
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