One way to look at the minor leagues is an opportunity to find yourself, at least from a ‘what role will I play at the next level’ type of journey.
When thinking about that, maybe no one has been on that kind of path of discovery quite like Carmen Mlodzinski this season.
The 31st overall pick back in the 2020 draft, Mlodzinski has struggled to find consistency on the mound, leading the Pirates to experiment with the best way to utilize the former South Carolina Gamecock.
“Guys are going to have to learn how to prepare a little bit different, maybe, at some point in their career,” explained Altoona Curve pitching coach Drew Benes when talking about Mlodzinski coming out of the bullpen. “Just trying to get guys different looks and different experiences, so they don’t get buckled by ...
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