After their worst single month in more than 30 years,

The New York Yankees are turning to the league system for a potential boost.

The Yankees announced this evening that they have promoted

shortstop Oswald Perza, their No. 3 prospect, from Triple-A.

According to MLB Pipeline, 22-year-old Perazza is ranked 53rd in baseball.

The Yankees struggled with shortstop position throughout the season,

The Yankees will give Peraza a chance to start and prove himself.

After leading 15 games in AL East on July 9, the Yankees

are only six games ahead of the Tampa Bay Rays as of tonight.