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Bluefish sign ex-Yankee reliever D.J. Mitchell

The independent Bridgeport Bluefish have signed former New York Yankee reliever, D.J. Mitchell, according to a Bluefish press release on April 9. Mitchell, who was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 10th round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft from Clemson University, is entering his sixth professional season, and first with the Atlantic League. According to Bluefish manager...
Via The GM's Perspective
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets sign RHP DJ Mitchell

The New York Mets have signed right-hander D.J. Mitchell to a minor league contract, and he will report to extended spring training. The 25-year-old Mitchell made one start for Triple-A Tacoma before the Seattle Mariners designated him for assignment April 11. The Mets signed him Monday. Mitchell appeared in four games for the New York Yankees as a reliever in 2012, positing a...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Mets Option Pitcher D.J. Mitchell

MLB News: The New York Mets have optioned pitcher D.J. Mitchell to Triple-A Las Vegas after signing him to a minor league contract on Monday. Being designated for assignment by the Seattle Mariners a week and a half ago, Mitchell chose to become a free agent and try his luck elsewhere. Fantasy Ramifications: Mitchell holds no true fantasy baseball value in 2013. Even when he makes...
Via FF Locker Room
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Minors Wrap-Up: O’Connor, Mitchell Combine for Scranton Shutout

D.J. Mitchell pitched five shutout innings for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre yesterday. AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Michael O’Connor and D.J. Mitchell split last night’s game for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, combining to shut out the Charlotte Knights 2-0. O’Connor, who started, allowed just three hits while striking out five batters in four innings. Mitchell would then enter in relief...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Minors Wrap-Up: Mitchell Shines as Scranton wins

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre pulled off a 3-1 victory last night because of a strong pitching performance by D.J. Mitchell, who threw seven innings of one-run baseball. Mitchell allowed just five hits on the day while striking out six. Despite this, he didn’t factor into the decision, as the Yankees would break a 1-1 [...]
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Minors Wrap-Up: Mitchell, Miller Chased Early

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre D.J. Mitchell lasted just two innings last night, getting torched for six runs on seven hits and three walks as the Yankees fell to Louisville 11-6. The loss dropped Mitchell to 5-4 on the season. Things didn’t get much better for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after Mitchell left, as both Mike O’Connor and Manny Delcarmen got [...]
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Former HiTom D.J. Mitchell Promoted to the Yankees

From Press Release High Point/Thomasville, NC -- The New York Yankees promoted former HiTom D.J. Mitchell to their American League East squad Sunday afternoon. The right-hander from Clemson University, pitched the HiToms to the 2006 Coastal Plain League Championship tossing five innings, striking out four, allowing just two hits and one run while collecting the Petit Cup...
Via Summer Ball
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees Look to Mix it Up with D.J. Mitchell

With the big league pitching staff under performing, the New York Yankees front office has been forced to shake things up. In the upheaval, minor league starter D.J. Mitchell finds himself added to the 25-man roster for the first time in his four-year pro career. Mitchell, who was omitted from the Yankees pre-season Top 15 prospect list, was out-performing – and earned the promotion...
Via Fangraphs
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

D.J. Mitchell Called Up From Triple-A

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-5080\">Right-hander D.J. Mitchell has been called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees to give the...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Scouting Yankees Prospect #19: D.J. Mitchell

The Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher D.J. Mitchell in the tenth-round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of Clemson University. Vastly underrated by prospect pundits and overshadowed by some harder throwers, he led the Triple-A starting pitching staff in wins, innings pitched, ERA, and strikeouts last season.
February 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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