Q&A with James Rowson - Part I

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James Rowson, the Yankees minor league hitting coordinator, sits down with PinstripesPlus.com for a two-part Q&A series. In part one he gives us his impressions on how big league ready Jesus Montero's bat is, if Austin Romine is closer to the player he was in the second-half last year, how happy he is with Bradley Suttle, if Eduardo Nunez is becoming a more consistent player, and much, much more.

PinstripesPlus.com: Jesus Montero had the tremendous offensive season last year. Even though he's in A-ball, just how close is his bat to being big league ready? James Rowson: He's coming along nicely. Greg Colbrunn did a nice job with him last season. He's just taking steps forward to being the hitter we want him to be. Obviously you can look at the numbers he put up last year and know...