Ryder had his third straight glorious year in 1980, going 15-9 with a 3.04 Era. He was the workhorse of the Nashville employees, pitching 201 innings and allowing simply 170 hits. Brian has progressed steadily by the Yankee system and has played on regular season championship clubs all three years. He has gained 15 video games two years in a row and is 35-17 lifetime as a pro. Brian led the Florida State League in strikeouts in 1979 with 156 in 171 innings. He had been a starter for his whole pro profession. Ryder is the second youngest participant on the 40-man roster and one in all only two born in the ’60s. He signed after graduation type Shrewsbury High school, where he was a 3-sport star. He was a second-group All-American in baseball, and a Central Massachusetts All-Star in basketball and soccer (as a quarterback). Morgan came to the Yankees from the A’s in a deal that initially concerned Brian Doyle in addition to Fred Stanley.