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Q&A with Nardi Contreras - Part I

Nardi Contreras, the Yankees Minor League Pitching Coordinator, sits down with PinstripesPlus.com for a Q&A session. In Part one of our two part series, Nardi talks about the glutton of pitching prospects and what could happen as a result, how exactly will Phil Hughes re-incorporate his slider, which pitcher he was most happy with in 2005, how does he see Alan Horne fitting into the mix, why is he so high on Rolando Japa, and much, much more.

PinstripesPlus.com: Nardi, talk about the 2005 season. How happy were you with the results you and your coaching staff had with the pitching this past year? Nardi Contreras: I'm pretty happy with it overall. I mean, we had three minor league championships to show for it and the Charleston team lead the South Atlantic League in wins but lost in the playoffs. At AA and AAA, there is less...

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