TAMPA, FL - Yankees pitching prospect Jordan Cote has made a mockery of Gulf Coast league hitting in…
Mechanics Coming Along For Cote
He posted a 0.96 ERA with five walks and 20 strikeouts a year ago in the Gulf Coast League and then posted a 0.98 ERA with four walks and 25 strikeouts in the same league this year, but Cote says there was a different feeling with the way he pitched in 2013. "This year was 100 percent better than last year," Cote opined. "Last year I threw the ball well but at the same time it wasn't exactly what I thought I needed to pitch at upper levels. My ground ball to fly ball ratio wasn't great. "This year, in my last four or five games, I had [a total] of like four fly ball outs and the rest were ground balls. In a couple of games I was ten to one ground balls to fly balls. "My slider came along and was 100 percent better than my curveball was last year. The changeup has always been a pretty good pitch for...
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