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Scouting Yankees Prospect #27: Evan Rutckyj

Rutckyj needs to pitch ahead in counts more often

The New York Yankees drafted left-handed pitcher Evan Rutckyj in the 16th round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of St. Joseph's High School in Ontario, Canada. He has proven to have some great overall stuff in his first two full seasons in the organization but it's been the consistent command of those pitches that still remains a top priority in his development.

Vital Statistics: Name: Evan Rutckyj Position: Pitcher DOB: January 31, 1992 Height: 6'5" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Left "Spring training and Extended [Spring Training] I maybe had one walk, two walks out of three months there. And then I came here [to Staten Island], and Charleston, and even then I had a bunch of walks," Rutckyj told PinstripePlus.com towards the end of the 2012 season...

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