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Coaching Staff

2015 Coaching Staff


Shaun Larkin - Manager

Larkin is the Captains 10th field manager and the second former Captains player to be named manager following David Wallace in 2012. He served as the Captains hitting coach in 2014. Larkin was an All-Star third baseman for the Captains in the inaugural 2003 season. He spent the 2013 season as the hitting coach of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, his first season in the professional coaching ranks. Prior to that, he spent two seasons as an Assistant Coach at his alma mater, Cal State Northridge. Previously he worked with the Indians Double-A affiliate Akron Aeros in 2007 and 2008 assisting both management and the coaching staff with player development and becoming the team's First Base coach. He was selected by the Indians in the ninth round of the 2002 draft and played professionally with the organization for six seasons from 2002-2007.


Steve Karsay - Pitching Coach

Steve Karsay will handle the pitching staff as he did in 2013. He spent last season with the Carolina Mudcats. His first season as pitching coach was 2012 season with the Arizona League Indians. Steve spent four seasons in the Cleveland bullpen from 1998-2001 where he was 15-14 with a 3.23 ERA in 164 games (4GS, 223.0IP, 210H, 80ER, 191K). Overall, he spent 11 seasons in the big leagues from 1993-2006 with Oakland, Cleveland, Atlanta, New York (AL) and Texas. He had signed a letter of intent to play at LSU prior to being drafted by Toronto in the first round (22nd overall) of the 1990 draft. During his career, Karsay was traded to Oakland in 1993 for Rickey Henderson and in 2001 to Atlanta for John Rocker. Steve lives in Scottsdale, AZ and has a son Kingston. He graduated from Christ the King High School in Queens, NY in 1990.

Larry Day - Hitting Coach

Larry Day is the Captains hitting coach in 2015. He is in his first season in the Indians organization and his first as a professional coach. In 2014, Larry was the Recruiting Coordinator and coached hitters, catchers and pitchers at Ohio University. From 2008-2013 he was the first base coach and also coached catchers and hitters at Vanderbilt University. Day was drafted in the 50th round of the 2007 draft by the New York Yankees and played for the Gulf Coast Yankees and the Charleston Riverdogs in that organization. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he was two-time captain and was selected as an All Big East catcher in 2007.