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KILL - Prospect Q&A - Pat Venditte, Yankees

Before Pat Venditte came along, the short-season Class A debut of a 20th-round draft pick had never been featured on SportsCenter. But then again, an ambidextrous pitcher and a switch-hitter had never engaged in a battle of wills in a pro game, either. The clip of the cat-and-mouse game between Pat Venditte and Ralph Henriquez will live on forever on YouTube, but lost in all the hoopla about Venditte's unique switch-pitching ability is the fact that he's actually really good. By Jay LeBlanc.