DJ Mitchell

The Yankees landed Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki in a trade that sent minor league pitchers D.J. Mitchell and Danny Farquhar to Seattle, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. Ichiro, 38, has struggled offensively for the second consecutive year after an amazing first 10 seasons in MLB. Over 95 games […]

Yankees trade for Ichiro Suzuki

After the game ended yesterday the Yankees made a move to recall David Phelps from Triple-A and sent down D.J. Mitchell in his place. Phelps has been on fire lately, striking out 31 batters in his last 21 innings in the minors. He’ll serve as the Yankees long man in […]

Yankees recall David Phelps

There are many out there who question the Yankees methods in their advancement, instruction, and mentoring of prospects as they advance through the farm system. A few months ago, I examined the art of developing starting pitchers, and how the Yankees matched up with other teams. As it turned out, […]

How to raise a prospect