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Dominican Instructs - Q&A with Mark Newman

Newman liked what he saw from Gabe Encinas

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 Dominican Instructs; which prospects stood out, which of the Latin American players there we should watch out for next season, his early impressions of new signees Wilmer Romero and Rafael DePaula, and much, much more! First a general question about Dominican Instructs - who stood out for you in the two weeks you were down there? Mark Newman: Gabe Encinas and Mason Williams. [Encinas'] velo was up to 93 mph, he may have been up to 94mph, the curveball was 77-79 mph and it really improved. It had tight, tight bite. [His] changeup had some sink fade to it. He was really, really... Recommended Stories

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