Friday, November 2, 2012
Gil Patterson New Minor League Pitching Coordinator
The Yankees announced yesterday the hiring of former Oakland Athletics minor league pitching coordinator Gil Patterson to be their new minor league pitching coordinator. The Yankees have reassigned long time pitching coordinator Nardi Contreras to an unnamed new position in the Yankees organization. Gil has been in this position for the A's since 2008 and has seen a plethora of young talent get developed through that minor league system so this really excites me and I cannot wait to see what he can do with the likes of Dellin Betances and Manny Banuelos. Mix in this hiring, the reassignment of Nardi, and the Billy Connors firing and the Yankees minor league pitching may look a tad bit different by as early as 2014.