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Feature on Gary Lucas, Kernels pitching coach

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#1 SD Buhr

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Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:18 AM

Jim Ecker of MetroSportsReport.com posted a feature on Kernels pitching coach Gary Lucas. Good insight in to Lucas and how the players and manager Jake Mauer feel about him.

As a former pitcher, I loved this quote because it exemplifies the positive reinforcement I see Luke giving guys all the time.

"If I'm in their shoes, I don't want to hear about what I just did wrong, I want to hear about how I'm going to get myself out of this jam," he said. "These young kids, they're rattled. So if they can get a positive thought and it carries them, maybe that's the ticket."

Here's the link to the article.

'Luke' teaches Kernels the right stuff

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#2 old nurse

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Posted 27 August 2013 - 08:59 AM

Thanks for the post. It is nice to read that our young pitchers are in good hands.

#3 ashburyjohn

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Posted 27 August 2013 - 09:04 AM

Thanks for the link. Very enjoyable article; sounds like a great guy as coach.