Mike Shildt: AA Relief Pitcher Development

Springfield Cardinals manager Mike Shildt discusses relief pitcher development at Double-A. Part 3 of an exclusive seven-part interview series.

In Part 3 of our exclusive seven-part interview series with Mike Shildt, the Springfield Cardinals manager talks about the progress made during 2014 by his relief pitchers, including the benefits of confidence and consistency. Subjects are Joe Donofrio, Justin Wright, Ryan Sherriff and Chris Thomas.

What is Next

The Cardinal Nation’s extensive interview with Mike Shildt will continue as follows. In Part 4, focus will be on the infielders. Part 5 covers catchers, while the outfielders and unsung players are the subject matter for Part 6. The series will close with a more in-depth look into how organizational success is evaluated.

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