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Schlact Named RedHawks Pitching Coach

The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have named Michael Schlact as pitching coach for the 2015 season.

 

 

Schlact, 28, is making the transition from player to coach in 2015 and brings ten seasons of professional experience to the job. Schlact began his professional playing career in 2004 after being selected by the Texas Rangers in the third round of that year’s draft out of Wheeler High School in Marietta, GA.

 

 

Schlact spent seven seasons in the Rangers organization, reaching as high as the Double-A level with the Frisco RoughRiders of the Texas League in 2007-2010. An arm injury caused him to miss most of the 2009 season.

 

 

Schlact signed with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the of the Atlantic League in 2011 and returned in 2012, only to see his season cut short by another arm injury. He pitched briefly with the Amarillo Sox of the American Association in 2014 before ending his playing career.

 

 

“Michael was a name that came up in our search. He’s a young guy who wanted to make a transition from a playing career to a coaching career,” said RedHawks Manager Doug Simunic. “In doing our due diligence and in speaking to him, I’m confident he can be very successful in this new role. He’s very passionate about baseball and about becoming a coach and we think he can help us get our pitching staff back among the leaders in the American Association.”

 

 

“I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to be the new RedHawks pitching coach. I realize the importance of the role that I’m stepping into, and I can’t wait to get started,” said Schlact. “I’m looking forward to helping maintain the rich tradition of winning baseball in Fargo while helping the pitchers become the best that they can be.”

 

 



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