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Q&A with Victor Mata - Part II

Mata wants to see more desire from Kelvin De Leon

Yankees Latin American Field Coordinator Victor Mata sat down with in a two-part Q&A series. In Part Two he gives us his thoughts on Kelvin De Leon, if Francisco Santana is a legit prospect, what he has seen from Carlos Urena since his return, if Andres Santos is ready for the U.S., what he thought of Reymond Nunez's first year, and much, much more.

PinstripesPlus: Kelvin De Leon was sent back to the Dominican Republic this year to work on the other aspects of his game, but he wound up having a very nice year statistically. Did you see the progress in the other areas of his game, especially defensively? Mata: He's a great power hitter but he's not hungry enough. He doesn't show me he's hungry to play baseball. He's got all kinds of... Recommended Stories