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Scarsone Dealing With High Expectations

Scarsone is in his first season with Sacramento.

WEST SACRAMENTO - A new season in the Pacific Coast League is about to begin, and if this one is similar to 11 of the last 13 seasons, it will end with the Sacramento River Cats in the post-season. A new manager is at the helm for Sacramento this season. Chris Biderman explores how Steve Scarsone is handling the pressure of the winning culture in Sacramento.

Since the dawn of their existence in Sacramento, the River Cats have maintained an unprecedented level of success in the Pacific Coast League by appearing in the playoffs in 11 of their 13 seasons. For new manager Steve Scarsone, that pressure might drive him more than anything else, despite the thought that winning should take a backseat to developing talent for the major leagues. "There's a...

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