Beach Bums Career
Yazy is in his second season with the Beach Bums and sixth overall in professional baseball. In 2014 he led the team in home runs and RBI while adding 17 doubles in 93 games. He provided one of the most memorable moments in 2014 when he launched a two-run walk-off homer in the 10th inning of a 4-2 win over Evansville on August 21st.
The 26-year old previously spent four seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization after being drafted in the 26th Round of the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft. He started his career playing for short-season A Yakima (WA) hitting .285 with 14 homers.
In 2011 he elevated to low-A South Bend (IN) where he belted a career best 31 homers and 95 RBI. He participated in the Midwest League All-Star Game that season.
In 2012, he again moved up, this time to High-A Visalia (CA), where he played in 55 games and then to AA Mobile (AL) for 64 games. In 2013, he started the season back with Visalia before moving onto the New Jersey Jackals of the Can-Am League.
He was originally drafted by Philadelphia in the 43rd round of the 2006 draft but didn’t sign. Instead, he went to play collegiately at Keystone College.
Yazy calls Port St. Lucie, FL home during the baseball off-season where he lives with his wife Emmy, and their two children Gyzela & Ayden.