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Scouting Yankees Prospect #49: Chase Whitley

Whitley is more than ready for the big leagues

The Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher Chase Whitley in the 15th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Troy University. All the former college hitter has done is put up solid season after solid season and he's done it now at the game's highest minor league level for two consecutive years, putting him on the short list of potential big league reliever options should the need arise in 2014.

Vital Statistics: Name: Chase Whitley Position: Pitcher DOB: June 14, 1989 Height: 6'4" Weight: 220 Bats: Right Throws: Right He followed up his 3.09 combined ERA between Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton a year ago with a 3.06 ERA in Triple-A Scranton this season, proving to be the model of consistency. "I think it was pretty good as far as improving from last year to this year... Recommended Stories

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