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Q&A with Mark Newman

Newman gives an injury update on Ravel Santana

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 both Instructs; which prospects stood out, which of the Latin American players there we should watch out for next season, to get injury updates on Ravel Santana, Slade Heathcott, and much, much more!

PinstripesPlus.com: First a general question about both Instructs in Tampa and in the Dominican Republic - who stood out for you in those two camps? Mark Newman: In the camp [in Tampa] from a pitching standpoint, we have a young, smallish right-hander named Manny Barreda. His velocity has jumped. We had him up to 97 mph and he continued to show that. That's been kind of a pleasant surprise...

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