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Goody Makes Great Impression

Goody has three scoreless appearances so far

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Nicky Goody signed with the Yankees not too long ago, yet he sparkled in his debut with the Staten Island ball club, fanning four batters over the final two frames without allowing a hit. Although the coaching staff has very little experience with the 20-year-old right-hander, they spoke high praise of Goody after his first performance.

"It's kind of what I expected coming from LSU," Staten Island manager Justin Pope said. "Great baseball conference, the SEC. It didn't surprise me he was attacking guys. Good breaking pitch, looked like he had some velocity on his fastball. So it was good." The 5-foot-11, 195-pound Goody was named Suncoast Conference Pitcher of the Year in 2011 while attending State College of Florida, a JUCO...

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