Archive for the ‘Player Interviews’ Category

This is an interview with Stanford Pitcher, Sahil Bloom.  Sahil, a Weston, MA native, is currently in his Junior year where he has compiled a 2-0 record, with a 0.55 ERA in 12 appearances.  Opponents are hitting a mere .155 against him. You can click here for his Stanford statistics and follow him on twitter (@sahilbloom).

Show-Me Strength: When in your high school career did you begin to feel like you had a chance to play Division I level baseball?

Sahil Bloom: I always knew I wanted to play college baseball, but it wasn’t until after my sophomore year of HS that I felt that dream could become a reality. My high school baseball coach, Jon Beverly, told me (more…)


Today is the first player interview conducted here at Show-Me Strength.  Throughout the off-season I will begin to profile and interview minor and major league players- asking questions on all topics baseball and otherwise….

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This is an interview with Indian’s prospect Will Krasne.  Will, a Washington, D.C. native, played college baseball at Stanford and Rollins before signging as a free-agent with the Cleveland Indians in 2010.  In his first season, he played with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers (Short Season A) of the New York/Penn League.  You can click here for his minor league statistics and follow him on twitter (@pinkpoloshorts).

MK: This was your first year of professional baseball in the Indians organization. You had a more interesting path than most in getting to the minor league ranks, including overcoming an injury, and some extra schooling after graduating early from Stanford.  Tell me more about your path.

WK: I really decided to take the circuitous route (more…)