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Q&A with Nardi Contreras - Part I

Nardi wants Mike Dunn to harness his power better

The Discovery Channel has their popular 'Shark Week' each year and we have 'Nardi Week'. Nardi Contreras, the Yankees Minor League Pitching Coordinator, sits down with PinstripesPlus.com for a long Q&A session. In Part One of our multi-part series, Nardi talks about Mike Dunn and his walks, if he believes Mark Melancon will do better at the big league level, and much, much more.

PinstripesPlus.com: Before he went down with Tommy John surgery, had you guys seen George Kontos become that four-pitch hurler that you wanted him to be? Nardi Contreras: I was there to see George's first game in Triple-A. He was a little nervous but he competed well. He used all four pitches effectively well. I think he came out of the game in the sixth inning with only a couple of runs...

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