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Q&A with GCL Yankees Manager Carlos Mendoza

Mendoza thinks Bichette Jr. is a leader

We sat down with GCL Yankees Manager Carlos Mendoza for a Q&A session to get his thoughts on Ravel Santana, what he likes best about Dante Bichette Jr., if Daniel Lopez and Claudio Custodio have enough power to be starting big leaguers someday, what his early impressions were of Greg Bird and Daniel Camarena, who he thinks was the most impressive player at Instructs, and much, much more.

PinstripesPlus.com: Obviously the numbers for Ravel Santana this year were pretty good. You got a good long look at him between Extended Spring Training and the Gulf Coast League. What did you think of him? Carlos Mendoza: He's a great kid. He's got a bright future as long as he stays healthy. He's a five-tool player, the ball jumps out of his bat, and he makes adjustments at the plate...

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