PinstripesPlus.com: Tell us what is going through your mind right now after being selected by a team like the Yankees.
Brock Ungricht: I couldn't ask for any better. They are one of the most respected organizations in baseball. It's an honor.
PinstripesPlus: Were you surprised it was the Yankees that selected you? I mean, had you and the Yankees talked much before the draft?
Ungricht: We talked a little bit so I knew they were interested.
PinstripesPlus: Do you have any idea what the Yankees' organization or farm system is like?
Ungricht: I've heard of Staten Island and Columbus. I am buddies with Kevin Reese who is in Columbus now.
PinstripesPlus: Talk about your game a little bit. What type of player are you and how do you see yourself fitting in with the Yankees?
PinstripesPlus: Did you have a favorite team growing up or a favorite player?
Ungricht: [My] favorite team is the Padres and favorite player is Ivan Rodriguez.,br>
PinstripesPlus: Who would you compare yourself to at the Major League level so Yankees' fans can get an idea of what you're like on the mound?
Ungricht: Paul LoDuca. We are the same size and he is like me, because what you see is what you get. We are both line driver hitters and get after it at the plate.
PinstripesPlus: What would you say is your best moment in baseball and why?
Ungricht: Playing in the first game at Petco Park against the University Houston in 2004 in front of 42,000 and getting that first single. That broke the NCAA record for attendance.
PinstripesPlus: Are you looking to sign quickly and get your professional career started right away?
Ungricht: I am looking to sign and be in a Yankee uniform as soon as possible.
PinstripesPlus: Do you think the pressures playing in New York might be a problem?
Ungricht: You just got to go out and play the game, and it's easy to say and harder to do, but you just got to go out and play baseball.
PinstripesPlus: What is your biggest strength and weakness as a ballplayer?
Ungricht: My strength is as a hitter. I am known for my hitting. My weakness would be my catching but that's second nature to me. I know I can catch.
PinstripesPlus: Do you think you'll stay at the same position or do you think you'll be moved?
Ungricht: If they want me to move, there is no problem with that. I'll do whatever they want me to do.
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