Tampa reliever Paul Thorp sits down with PinstripesPlus.com for a Q&A session to talk about his hot and cold season in 2005, to tell us about his repertoire, where he thinks he'll be playing in 2006, which of his Tampa teammates impressed him the most, and a whole lot more.
December 14, 2005
The New York Yankees selected RHP Paul Thorp in the 31st round of the 2002 draft out of Baylor University. Thorp, despite being a little old for the levels he has pitched in over the last two seasons, is one of the unsung heroes among the Yankees' minor leaguers, notching 58 saves in his career thus far. Here's a scouting report on Paul Thorp.
November 25, 2005
We look at the peripherals stats of the Tampa pitchers this past season, examining the guys who played a majority of the season with Tampa, those who had a minimum of 30 innings with the team and did not collect more than 30 innings at a higher level.
November 18, 2005
Drafted in the 31st round out of Baylor University back in the 2002 MLB Draft, Paul Thorp was rolling along in his two plus seasons in the Yankees' farm system entering the 2005 season with Tampa Yankees. But after dominating the Florida State League the first half of the year, Thorp inexplicably struggled mightily in the second half for his first rough patch in his professional career.
November 12, 2005
PinstripesPlus.com will release our Top 50 Yankees' prospects on Tuesday. For those who barely missed the "Top 50", they have not been forgotten. As we take a look at the near misses, we'll analyze how close they came, where they might rank next season and why they missed the list altogether. Now, let's look "Beyond the Top 50."
October 30, 2005
Since it opened, Legends Field in Tampa has been a haven for pitching prospects and graveyard for hitting prospects. That theory once again proved to be true here in 2005. We took a look at some of the pitchers who have flourished and the hitters who have suffered as a result of the Legends Field factor.
September 8, 2005