Carolina Insider: 2012 season review
The Indians moved their High-A operations from Kinston to Carolina this season, and while there was not a lot of success in the win-loss column, a strong case can be made that the talent that went through Carolina this season was as good as any affiliate – particularly on the position player front.
Carolina did not make the playoffs this season and finished going 63-77, which was the second worst record in the eight team league. But, again, it is always about development first and winning second, and there were a lot of positive developments with the players that played in Carolina this year under the tutelage of manager Edwin Rodriguez, pitching coach Scott Erickson, and hitting coach Scooter Tucker.
Earlier this week I had a chance to sit down with Indians Assistant Director of Player Development Carter Hawkins to get the organization’s thoughts on Carolina’s season and the performance/development of some of the players there. I have included those thoughts...
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