In an absolutely crazy turn of events, the Yankees picked a right-handed pitcher with their tenth round pick. Righty Chad Whitmer was the team’s final selection of Day 2 of the MLB Draft.
Whitmer is the eighth right-handed pitcher the Yankees have drafted so far in ten rounds. Their dedication to this cause is unmatched. All of the right-handers must belong to them. You have to wonder if the two non-right-handers they selected wonder if they were chosen by accident.
The 6’3” righty is a senior pitcher from Southern Illinois University where he had a 3.46 ERA and 95 strikeouts in 104 innings pitched this season. His brightest moment this year was when he struck out 13 batters in a complete-game win over Indiana State back in April.
You can read Pinstripe Alley’s full write-up on Whitmer here.
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