About Del Pittman

I have 28 years of continuous membership in the ABCA (American Baseball Coaches Association). I've coached high school and college baseball. From 1989-1996 I was involved in pro scouting…working for two different MLB organizations in that time period. I have had the opportunity to work with all levels of hitters which has been a rewarding experience.



Yankees Prospect: Mason Williams

mason williams

    Born: 08/21/1991 Birthplace: Winter Garden, FL Height: 6′ 0″ Weight: 150 Bats: L Throws: R Stats page: http://www.milb.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?pos=OF&sid=t586&t=p_pbp&pid=592863 Recently, an article on Yankees’ farmhand, Mason Williams, by a baseball writer caught my eye when someone decided to include the word “phenom” to his article’s title. That buzz word generally sparks an interest in […]

Jose Campos – Mechanics Breakdown

Jose Campos

Jose Vicente (Carnota) Campos Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 6′ 4″, Weight: 195 lb. Born: July 27, 1992 in La Guaira, VE (Age 19) Minor League Service Time: 2 years The Seattle Mariners traded Jose along with Michael Pineda last week to the New Yankees for Hector Noesi and Jesus Montero.  I’ve previously written scouting reports […]

Mechanics Breakdown: Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda

  Height: 6-7 Weight: 260 Bats: R Throws: R Born: Jan 18, 1989 – Yaguate, Dominican Republic College: None Draft: None Pineda was signed as a 16 year old out of the Dominican Republic by the Seattle Mariners, and has already developed into an All Star caliber pitcher. In last year’s All Star game he […]

Yankees Prospect: Dellin Betances

Betances Promoted to AAA

Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 6′ 8″, Weight: 255 lb. Born: March 23, 1988 in New York, New York, US (Age 23) Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 8th round of the 2006 MLB June Amateur Draft. Next Spring, Yankees fans can expect Dellin to be given every opportunity to compete for a spot […]

Yankees Prospect Manny Banuelos Have Major League Potential?


Manny Banuelos Position: LHP     Birthdate: 3/23/1991 Height: 5’10” and sometimes listed as 5’11” Weight: 165 lbs to 175 1bs depending on which baseball program, yearbook, or bio writer you get, but he looks like he’s filled out from last year’s 155 lbs listing B/T: L/L Signed as an International Free Agent in 2008 by the […]

Jesus Montero: Prospect Spotlight


  Jesus Montero Full Name: Jesus Alejandro Montero Born: 11/28/1989 Birthplace: Guacara, Venezuela Height: 6′ 3″ Weight: 235 Bats: R Throws: R 2011 Season Team League AVG G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS OBP SLG OPS SWB INT .282 78 305 33 86 15 1 8 42 127 […]

Phil Hughes: Mechanics Breakdown

Phil Hughes Mechanics Breakdown

Phil Hughes: Better suited to be a Starter or Reliever? That is the proverbial mystery, wrapped in a riddle, inside an enigma because he has the mental make up to be a successful starter, but is lacking the mechanics to be a big innings eater in the rotation. This will be one of those questions […]

Hector Noesi: Quick Mechanics Breakdown


Hector Noesi, a 24 year old right handed relief pitcher with a plus fastball, has the potential to have a successful major league career. His overall mechanics are good and throws with most of his body instead of just using his arm. Even though he has good hip rotation, he could help himself with a […]