The Chicago Cubs are not close on a deal that would send outfielder Alfonso Soriano to the New York Yankees, countering previous reports that came out Tuesday morning saying the two clubs were close. Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune was told by a Cubs source that the club is discussing a trade with the Yankees involving Alfonso Soriano, but that conversations are preliminary and [...]
MOOSIC, PA – It took some time to get going, but Chase Whitley has gotten himself into a good rhythm. The 24-year-old missed the first month and a half of the season with an oblique injury suffered at the end of Spring Training. With that injury now in the rear view mirror, Whitley is coming into his own during his second season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
MOOSIC, PA – Chase Whitley’s mentality has pretty much been the same throughout his career whenever he takes the mound – stay consistent. After a very impressive first season in Triple-A, Whitley was poised to have a big Spring Training and potentially have a shot at getting a Yankees’ roster spot. An oblique injury at the end of spring, however, temporarily put that mission on hold.
The Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher Chase Whitley in the 15th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of Troy University. The former college hitter has blazed his way through the minor leagues on the strength of his overall consistency, making it all the way to Triple-A and having some success there, and now is on the proverbial big league doorstep.
AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Adam Warren started for Scranton, tossing five shutout innings before being pulled. He ultimately would combine with Chase Whitley, Juan Cedeno, and Ryota Igarashi to shut out Indianapolis 4-0. Warren had allowed just five hits and a walk on the day. The win brought Warren’s record on the season to 5-5. [...]
<a href="http://NYYUniverse.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-feed-statistics/feed-statistics.php?url=aHR0cDovL05ZWVVuaXZlcnNlLmNvbS9taW5vci1sZWFndWVzL3dpdGgtdGhlLWJ1bGxwZW4tZGVwbGV0ZWQtaXMtaGVscC1vbi10aGUtd2F5L2F0dGFjaG1lbnQvd2hpdGxleV9mdWxsLw==" rel=\"attachment wp-att-6508\">Could Chase Whitley have the biggest potential impact of any Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...
Despite moving up the minor leagues in a hurry, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees right-handed reliever Chase Whitley was not always just a pitcher. Back during his college days at Southern Union Community College in Alabama and Division I Troy University, the 22-year-old spent more time patrolling the field as a third baseman than he did pitching.