Reeves Throws Great Game; Off to Great Start

02 May 2016: during the 2016 Florida State League (Class A Advanced) game between the Clearwater Threshers (PHI) and Tampa Yankees (NYY) at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. (Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Yankees)

Former Staunton Brave James Reeves (2013), a 10th round draft pick of the Yankees in 2015, made the most of his first ever minor league start on May 18th, throwing 4 perfect innings while striking out 7.

James started this season at Low-A Charleston, logging 10 innings, and has since thrown 12 innings in High-A Tampa. Overall, he’s 2-1, 2.45 in 22 innings, while allowing only 7 hits, 9 walks, and striking out 38 batters. That K rate is phenomenal!

After he was drafted in 2015, James spent the short season in the New York-Penn League, going 1-1, 3.08, with 26 hits, 12 walks, and 27 strikeouts in 26 1/3 innings pitched.

Keep up the good work, James!

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