Steven White has been one of the most consistent starters for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees this season, recording a 4-2 record with a 3.55 ERA in nine starts. With the success of Dan Giese and the logjam created by Daniel McCutchen, however, White has been moved to the bullpen and he will now try to break into the big leagues as a reliever.
May 27, 2008
PinstripesPlus.com analyzes the Yankees' starting pitching prospects. Which prospects are the ones that have the highest ceilings? Which are the ones that are closest to the Major Leagues? These questions are answered in Part One of our two part series on the Yankees' starting pitching prospects.
February 25, 2008
As the Yankees continue to stockpile high-ceiling arms each year, the depth of each pitch continues to grow. In fact, in regards to the curveball alone, the depth of the Yankees farm system continues to get better. Here are the Top Ten Curveballs in the Yankee farm system.
February 18, 2008
The New York Yankees drafted right-handed pitcher Steven White in the 4th round of the 2003 MLB Draft out of Baylor University. Posting a 28-25 record and 3.63 ERA in his career and with two seasons at the Triple-A level under his belt, he was recently added to the 40-man roster and he is currently big league ready.
December 31, 2007
Nardi Contreras, the Yankees Minor League Pitching Coordinator, sits down with PinstripesPlus.com for a long Q&A session. In our final section of our multi-part series, Nardi lets us know if Steven White is a bullpen option, how Kevin Whelan turned his season around, if he saw Anthony Claggett make some improvements, if Wilkins De La Rosa developed his secondary pitches, and more.
October 12, 2007
Last year, Yankee starting pitching prospect Steven White proved to everyone in the Yankee farm system that he could start at the Double-A level, going 4-1 with a 2.11 ERA in 11 starts in Trenton in 2006. But, once he got the call to Triple-A, things changed as White never really found his groove, going 4-9 in 17 starts. This season, things have dramatically changed for the 26-year old.
August 7, 2007
We sat down with Yankees Pitching Coordinator Nardi Contreras to get his thoughts on what Joba Chamberlain moving to the bullpen does for his development, if he knows what happened to David Robertson's velocity, if he's worried about Ivan Nova's lack of strikeouts, what has been the difference in Alan Horne this year, what happened to Angel Reyes, and much, much more.
July 30, 2007
Prior to Monday's start, Steven White had mixed results in his first three starts in Scranton. He had compiled a 1-1 record and given the Yankees one quality start in three opportunities. Monday night's start could prove to be an excellent turning point however as White delivered 7 1/3 strong innings of shutout baseball, limiting Syracuse to two hits and three walks, while striking out two.
June 27, 2007