In Part 5 of our exclusive seven-part interview series with Mike Shildt, the Springfield Cardinals manager talks about his club’s catchers.
The subjects are Travis Tartamella and Cody Stanley with Shildt explaining why he believes the latter should have been the Texas League’s Most Valuable Player for the 2014 season. The manager also provides insight into a unique process in which catchers and umpires assess each other.
The Cardinal Nation’s extensive interview with Mike Shildt will continue as follows. 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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