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Coach's Corner '14: Pitching coach Steve Karsay

Coach's Corner is a regular premium piece here at IBI where we sit down with a coach in the Indians minor league system and really break down and discuss several players on the roster and talk about some of the philosophies surrounding the development of players. In this week’s edition, the IBI's Tony Lastoria had a chance to sit down with High-A Carolina pitching coach...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Consistency is the name of Merritt's game

After going 6-9 in Lake County during 2013, few people, if any, saw a potential ace in Carolina Mudcats left-hander Ryan Merritt before the season began. That perception has certainly changed now. A 16th round draft pick in 2011, Merritt is having one of the best seasons in Mudcats franchise history, including before they were affiliated with the Indians. Consistency has been...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mudcats’ Players Have Unique Comfort with Coaches

In the Minor Leagues, player personnel is, at best, a fluid situation. With the turnover that occurs almost weekly, the Cleveland Indians are unique in that there is solid stability within the respective coaching staffs of it affiliates. In Zebulon, the Carolina Mudcats are benefitting from the low turnover rate. Manager Scooter Tucker, hitting coach Tony Mansolino and pitching coach...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mudcats Notebook: Karsay talks about first half pitching

The Carolina Mudcats closed out the first half of the season on a sour note, going only 1-3 on the week, with one game being canceled by rain. The Mudcats enter the All-Star Break at 29-38 and finished the first half in a tie for third with the Winston Salem Dash. The Mudcats had three players named to the All-Star team in outfielder Anthony Gallas, shortstop Erik Gonzalez and...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Small town country boy Merritt looking to make it big with Indians

Ryan Merritt may be a self-described “country boy” from a small town in Texas, but the talented left-hander has made a name for himself and now hopes to make it all the way to the big city of Cleveland. Growing up in Celina, a town with a population of just over 6,000, Merritt spent countless hours playing catch with his older brothers, Joseph and Wes. “They would force me...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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