20 Feb

Welcome to the 2015 IBI preview capsules! In order to prepare for the upcoming season, IBI will have a preview capsule running for every player on the 40-man roster and selected non-roster invites. To mix things up, we will be running these roughly in alphabetical order. Next up is left-hander Shawn Morimando.

Shawn Morimando, LHP

Throws: Left — Bats: Left — Entering his age-22 season — Contract: Non-roster invitee to spring training

2014 Overview: Following a season in 2013 where Morimando posted a 5.1 BB/9, the left-hander started throwing the ball over the plate more often, lowering his walk rate and getting better results. The ultimate product was a pitcher who posted a 3.31 ERA and 3.88 FIP in 152.2 innings between High-A and Double-A, a distinct step forward for the left-hander. He may only have 56.1 innings above High-A under his belt, but Morimando is a young lefty who could make an impact in Cleveland before too long. Read More…

From Indians Baseball Insider, February 12, 2015

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