At the age of 17, Florial was signed by the New York Yankees prior to the start of the 2015 season. He spent his debut season with the DSL Yankees 1, playing in 57 games and hitting .313/.394/.527 in those contests.
After making such a strong first impression, he relocated to the United States in 2016 and has since competed for three separate teams there.
He started the year with the Pulaski Yankees of the Appalachian League, but by the time the season was over, he had also played for the Charleston RiverDogs of the South Atlantic League and the Tampa Yankees of the Florida State League.
He finished the year with the Pulaski Yankees of the Appalachian League. He played in 67 games and had a batting line of .227/.312/.371 with eight home runs and thirty RBIs.
The next year, in 2017, he had a breakout season with Charleston and Tampa, when he hit .298/.372/.479 in 110 games, with 23 doubles, 7 triples, and 13 home runs.
He also stole 7 bases. While stealing 23 bases and being caught 8 times, he scored 77 runs and drove in 57 while also scoring himself.
The fact that he had 148 strikeouts was the most significant drawback, but the fact that he walked 50 batters was a respectable amount for such a young hitter with power.
Because of his performance, he was selected to play for the World Team in the 2017 Futures Game, which was held in Miami, Florida, and the Yankees invited him to participate in their spring training program in 2018.
What Team Is Estevan Florial On?
Estevan Florial is on the New York Yankees team.