Steve Karsay: From Queens to Columbus

From giving up a key home run against Mike Piazza to coaching the Clippers, Steve Karsay's experience in baseball has been a bundle of memorable moments. The IBI's Jacob Myers sits down with the Columbus pitching coach to discuss his career both as a player and a coach.
May 30, 2016

Coach's Corner '15: Steve Karsay Part 1

The IBI's Tony Lastoria sits down with Cleveland Indians Low-A Lake County pitching coach Steve Karsay to discuss in depth several of the pitchers he had this season, including Sean Brady, Justus Sheffield, Julian Merryweather, David Speer, Cameron Hill and Luke Eubank.
November 20, 2015

For Karsay, You Can Go Home Again

When Steve Karsay debuted in Oakland, there was no such thing as inter-league play, third-deck tarps or Mt. Davis. The Oakland A's were the kings of baseball at that time, as they were just coming off of a stretch of four post-season appearances in five years. The A's dynasty ended around the same time as Karsay's arrival, and four years later, Karsay, too, would be out of town. He would go on to find glory as an important reliever for winning teams in Cleveland, Atlanta and New York.
May 20, 2006

Inside Pitch: Melhuse Comes Through Again

With the two prized offseason hitting acquisitions, Milton Bradley and Frank Thomas, on the bench nursing injuries, A's manager Ken Macha did something he doesn't like to do: start his backup catcher at designated hitter.
May 17, 2006

Prodigal Son Returns Home

Before there was Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder or Barry Zito, there was Steve Karsay. In 1993, Karsay represented the future of the Oakland A's franchise as the team's brightest pitching prospect. Thirteen years after Karsay made his Oakland debut, the right-hander returns to the A's organization. This time, however, he represents a solution for the present rather than the hope for the future.
May 16, 2006

Oakland A's MLN: Transaction-Mania

Mother's Day weekend was an active one in the Oakland A's organization, as a number of transactions were made on the major league and minor league level. Some of the moves were a result of the myriad of injuries plaguing the A's 25-man roster and other moves came as a result of a surprising departure from the Sacramento River Cats. We have a rundown on the weekend's moves inside this edition of Oakland A's Minor League Notebook…
May 14, 2006