It's hard to believe that former shortstop Ferdin Tejeda was converted to a pitcher nearly two years ago. Possessing great stuff from the moment he made the move, he passed his first real test this season when completed his first full year pitching, while remaining healthy.
September 29, 2007
Ferdin Tejeda, the former shortstop turned pitcher, is recovering well from the injuries that have plagued him for the majority of the past two seasons. Tejeda, who returned this season from Tommy John surgery, admits that his recovery is difficult, but he is not letting it deter him from his goals.
June 1, 2007
While the Yankees have collected a serious stable of power arms at the starter's position, they've also quietly assembled an impressive group of hard-throwing relievers. Here are the top ten fastballs among the relief pitching prospects in the Yankees farm system.
February 23, 2007
Over the next couple of weeks we'll be dissecting the top ten prospects in many different tools' categories in a series of articles called "Tool Time". Before we do, here is a look at the top pitching, offensive and defensive tools as we crown players with titles such as "Best Curveball", "Best Outfield Arm", "Best Power", and many more.
February 19, 2007
Comparing what the Yankees and Mets have at each position in the minor leagues, we take a look at the crop of relief pitching prospects in each system. Which system is deeper? Which prospects have the best fastballs? The highest ceilings? Take a look at this comparison between the two New York farm systems.
January 17, 2007
The Yankees signed shortstop Ferdin Tejeda out of the Dominican Republic back in 2000. Unable to show any plus tools offensively, despite playing superb defense and displaying a plus arm, the Yankees moved him to the mound in May of 2005. He has some of the best raw stuff in the organization and many believe he could fly through the farm system. Here's a scouting report on Ferdin Tejeda.
January 3, 2007