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Scouting Padres Prospect Ivan Nova

Here's a scouting report on former New York Yankees pitching prospect Ivan Nova, selected in the Rule 5 Draft by the San Diego Padres (courtesy of Patrick Teale of PinstripesPlus.com).

The Yankees signed right-handed pitcher Ivan Nova out of the Dominican Republic back in 2004. With an ability to throw strikes and some of the best stuff in the entire organization, even though the Yankees lost other players in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, the selection of Nova by the San Diego Padres could prove to be the one that got away. Vital Statistics: Name: Ivan Nova Position: Starting...