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Q&A with Nardi Contreras - Part IV

Nardi says McAllister needs more secondary stuff

Nardi Contreras, the Yankees Minor League Pitching Coordinator, sits down with for a long Q&A session. In Part four of our multi-part series, Nardi tells us what Jairo Heredia needs to work on, if it's tough for Dellin Betances to stay on top of his mechanics, what happened to Zach McAllister down the stretch, if Ryan Pope can skip a minor league level, and more.

PinstripesPlus: Jody Reed has been quoted as saying that Jairo Heredia reminds him of a young Pedro Martinez. With that comes a lot of expectations. What did you see from him this year and what does he have to work on to improve his game even more? Contreras: He's just got to continue to pitch, that's all. He's 17-years old. He grabbed his delivery quickly. He's got a big league... Recommended Stories

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