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Billy McKinney

22-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Yankees

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McKinney was acquired by the Yankees from the Cubs as part of the Aroldis Chapman deal, but he has seen his prospect luster fade over the last two seasons. Perhaps McKinney's best tool is his strike-z...

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LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/23/1994   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Billy McKinney Contract Information:

Signed a $1.8 million signing bonus after getting drafted in June 2013.

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McKinney was reassigned to minor league camp Friday, Brendan Kuty of The Star-Ledger reports.

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Billy McKinney Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2013 18 R PHO 46 206 181 31 58 11 7 2 2 20 7 0 17 29 0 4 4 .320 .383 .414 .797
2013 18 A VER 9 37 34 5 12 4 2 1 1 6 1 1 3 4 0 0 0 .353 .405 .559 .964
2014 19 A+ DAY 51 210 176 30 53 17 12 4 1 36 1 0 25 42 0 5 4 .301 .390 .432 .822
2014 19 A+ STO 75 333 290 42 70 24 12 2 10 33 5 3 36 58 0 3 4 .241 .330 .400 .730
2015 20 A MYR 29 125 103 19 35 11 5 2 4 25 0 2 17 13 0 3 2 .340 .432 .544 .976
2015 20 AA TEN 77 308 274 29 78 30 26 1 3 39 0 0 27 47 2 4 1 .285 .346 .420 .766
2016 21 AA TEN 88 349 298 37 75 16 12 3 1 31 2 4 47 68 0 2 2 .252 .355 .322 .677
2016 21 AA TRE 35 142 128 15 30 11 7 1 3 13 2 2 12 29 0 0 2 .234 .310 .375 .685
2017 22 AA TRE 66 263 220 31 51 23 15 2 6 29 2 1 30 44 2 7 4 .232 .326 .400 .726

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Billy McKinney Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Jun. 24 Reading 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 23 Reading 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Jun. 21 Altoona 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
Jun. 20 Altoona 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933
Jun. 18 Erie 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 18 Erie 3 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 2.000 2.667
Jun. 17 Erie 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333
Jun. 17 Erie 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Jun. 16 Erie 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
Jun. 15 Hartford 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .800 1.200
Jun. 14 Hartford 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Jun. 13 Hartford 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Jun. 11 Bowie 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Jun. 10 Bowie 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Jun. 9 Bowie 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
Jun. 8 Hartford 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .600 .500 1.100
Jun. 7 Hartford 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Jun. 4 Richmond 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .667 .800 1.467
Jun. 2 Richmond 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Jun. 1 Binghamton 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
May. 31 Binghamton 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
May. 30 Binghamton 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
May. 29 Portland 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .600 .000 .600
May. 28 Portland 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
May. 27 Portland 5 3 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .667 1.000 1.667
May. 26 Portland 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 1.000
Last 7 Days 22 3 6 2 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 .273 .333 .500 .833
Last 14 Days 44 9 14 4 0 3 7 4 7 1 0 2 1 .318 .392 .614 1.006
Last 30 Days 92 16 28 10 0 3 10 11 15 1 0 2 1 .304 .387 .511 .898

Billy McKinney: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 73

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Billy McKinney Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2013 18 R PHO 206 181 8.3% 14.1% 0.59 84% .364 .094
2013 18 A VER 37 34 8.1% 10.8% 0.75 88% .379 .206
2014 19 A+ DAY 210 176 11.9% 20% 0.60 76% .377 .131
2014 19 A+ STO 333 290 10.8% 17.4% 0.62 80% .267 .159
2015 20 A MYR 125 103 13.6% 10.4% 1.31 87% .348 .204
2015 20 AA TEN 308 274 8.8% 15.3% 0.57 83% .329 .135
2016 21 AA TEN 349 298 13.5% 19.5% 0.69 77% .320 .070
2016 21 AA TRE 142 128 8.5% 20.4% 0.41 77% .281 .141
2017 22 AA TRE 263 220 11.4% 16.7% 0.68 80% .254 .168

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Billy McKinney: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

McKinney served as a pinch-runner and played right field in his return from illness Wednesday, going 0-for-1 in his only at-bat.

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McKinney missed the team's last spring training game after coming down with the flu, the New York Post reports.

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McKinney received an invite to spring training as a non-roster invitee on Sunday.

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McKinney was traded to the Yankees on Monday as part of the deal that sent Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs, MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman reports.

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McKinney went 2-for-3 with a triple and four RBI for Double-A Tennessee on Monday.

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McKinney is hitting just .200/.284/.233 in 60 at-bats for Double-A Tennessee this year.

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McKinney (knee) went 0-for-1 in his spring debut Monday.

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McKinney will miss the rest of the season with a hairline fracture in his knee, Tennessee Smokies announcer Justin Rocke reports.

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McKinney went 2-for-4 with three RBI for Double-A Tennessee on Saturday.

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McKinney, 20, has been scorching of late for Double-A Tennessee, hitting .485 over his last 10 games.

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McKinney, 20, is batting .253/.298/.389 with one home run and 11 RBI through 28 games since being promoted to Double-A.

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McKinney is hitting .282/.333/.385 with four doubles and zero homers in 12 games since arriving at Double-A Tennessee.

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2017

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2016

Addison Russell was the big prize from Oakland in the Jeff Samardzija trade in 2014, but McKinney's no second banana. The numbers don't jump off the page, but they were still very good for a 20-year-old, including a .976 OPS for High-A Myrtle Beach and 26 doubles in 274 at-bats for Double-A Tennessee, and he may be the Cubs' best prospect at this point. Unfortunately, a hairline fracture in his knee ended his 2015 season prematurely. He's shown good contact in his three years in the minors, topping 75 percent contact rate at every stop and drawing walks at a decent clip. If those doubles turn into home runs, look out. One area of concern, however: after stealing 14 bases over his first two years in the minors, he had zero (in just two attempts) last year. While the future is bright, a lack of stolen bases limits his fantasy upside.

2015

Though Addison Russell was the big prize in the July trade for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, savvy dynasty leaguers noted the change of scenery for McKinney, a first-round draft pick in 2013. Still just 20, McKinney already has almost 800 plate appearances in the minors and has a good power/speed combination. Coupled with a decent batting eye (61:100 BB:K ratio in High-A last year), he has the potential to be a star for the Cubs if they can find room for him.

2014

McKinney was the A's first-round draft pick in 2013 out of high school in Plano, Texas. The 18-year-old outfielder amassed 215 at-bats across Rookie Ball and Low-A and hit .326 with three homers and eight steals. Most scouts' take on McKinney is that his quick and short swing will translate well to professional baseball and while he does not truly excel in any particular area, he is a very complete and well-rounded player. McKinney only turned 19 in August, so he is a long ways from the majors, but he will be watched closely this year in High-A and could progress through the system fairly rapidly, especially for a player drafted out of high school.