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. [...]
Since his promotion to Triple-A in April, reliever Chase Whitley has endured a few bumps along the way. This is the case when a 22-year-old quickly ascends through the minors.
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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.