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Kolarek Is All About Control and Consistency

Lefties are batting just .154 off Kolarek

ST. LUCIE, FL - Lefty reliever Adam Kolarek has been great out of the pen for the St. Lucie Mets this season. A Florida State League Mid-Season All-Star, Kolarek has a 1.88 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 38.1 innings pitched. His success can be attributed to routine, control and consistency. Kolarek discussed the value of development in the minors and the importance of building on success.

Playing in the Florida State League is no easy task. Ninety degree weather with scorching sun and blaring humidity, in addition to rain delays or postponements are all external factors that have to be mentally overcome by players, just ask Adam Kolarek. "You have to take care of your body and get into a good routine," Kolarek explained. "You need to come to the field prepared everyday... Recommended Stories