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Uncle Ray

“It’s not my way or the highway, it’s our way.” Ray Searage, Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Coach Ray Searage pitched in the Major Leagues for the New York Mets (1981), Milwaukee Brewers (1984-86), Chicago White Sox (1986-87), and Los Angeles Dodgers … Continue reading

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Butch

“You’ve got to relax and realize it’s the pitcher who’s in trouble, not you.” Hitting Coach: Harold “Butch” Wynegar Butch Wynegar caught in the Major Leagues for some 13 years. In 1976, at age 20, Butch became the first ever … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Kid

“We have great coaches and Maz. I want to become one of the top second baseman in baseball.” Neil Walker Neil Walker learned to play second base at the Major League level. Neil Walker is a Pittsburgh native who was … Continue reading

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Cutch

“I don’t focus on the outcome. I focus on the preparation, seeing the ball well and taking a good swing at it.” Andrew McCutchen Andrew McCutchen is in his seventh year in the Major Leagues. McCutchen is a four-time All-Star … Continue reading

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