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Q&A with Mark Newman

Newman is high on the lower level pitching depth

Yankees Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman, responsible for both player development and scouting, sits down for a Q&A session to talk about what he saw at both Instructs; which prospects stood out, which of the Latin American players there we should watch out for next season, how Nardi Contreras fits in with Gil Patterson, and much, much more! First a general question about both Instructs in Tampa and in the Dominican Republic - who stood out for you in those two camps? Mark Newman: Greg Bird, who missed a fair amount of time in the regular season dealing with the back issue, when he did finally get back he played well and continued that. He really swung the bat well. He's adjusting to first base nicely. Luis... Recommended Stories

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