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Q&A with Nardi Contreras - Part II

Nardi thinks Jeremy Bleich

Nardi Contreras, the Yankees Minor League Pitching Coordinator, sits down with PinstripesPlus.com for a long Q&A session. In Part Two of our multi-part series, Nardi talks about why Jeremy Bleich struggled in Trenton, if Christian Garcia was putting it together before he got hurt again, if he likes the development of Wilkins De La Rosa's secondary pitches, and much, much more.

PinstripesPlus.com: Jeremy Bleich was pretty damn good at Tampa this year but then struggled mightily at Double-A. What was the biggest problem for him in Trenton? Nardi Contreras: For me, all that is needed is consistency to his location. He has tremendous stuff. At Trenton, he just gave the hitters a little too much credit. This young man has a Major League curveball, a plus fastball...

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