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Familia Learning From His Mistakes

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - Jeurys Familia is one of the very young St. Lucie pitchers many expected to take a big leap in 2010. That leap did not materialize, but Familia says his up and down season was a very good learning experience for what lies ahead. Inside Pitch caught up with Familia who examined his game and the steps he is taking to correct his flaws.

Despite a starting rotation that struggled much of the season in St. Lucie, right-hander Jeurys Familia was able to provide something of a bright spot for the team in August. In his six starts in August, he racked up four wins and struck out 51 in 36 2/3 innings. Wins have been hard to find for this club during the back half of the season and the coaches are impressed with Familia's growth...