By Tony LastoriaFOX Sports Ohio
Back in 2006, pitcher Steve Karsay called it a career and retired after 16 years in baseball. He left a long career behind, including stints with six different organizations. His tenure was often interrupted by injuries, but he was one of the best relievers in the game when healthy.
After time away from the everyday grind of the game, Karsay developed an itch to get back into baseball. After the 2011 season, he reached out to all of his former teams to inquire about becoming a minor-league pitching coach.
After 2006 when I retired and had my second shoulder surgery I kind of stepped away from the game to decompress a little bit, Karsay said. I wanted to try and get an understanding of things after being in the game for 16 years and take a step back. Two or three years later I was starting to get the itch so I helped a friend of mine with a travel team in Texas as the pitching coach, and from there it got the juices flowing.
In the fall of 2011 the Cle...