Begins his fourth season as Major League pitching coach, his fourth season on the Major League staff and his seventh season of coaching in the Indians organization...Indians hurlers posted the second-lowest ERA in the American League in 2015 (3.67) as Indians starters led the Major Leagues with 11 complete games and led the A.L. with 1407 strikeouts...Oversaw a staff that set a Major League single-season record for strikeouts (1450) in 2014, posting a 3.56 ERA that ranked in the A.L.'s top half (sixth) for a second straight campaign (3.82 ERA in 2013 was 7th in A.L.) and sat more than one full run below the 2012 figure (4.78) he inherited...In 2013, Tribe hurlers posted a 3.13 ERA after the All-Star break, fourth in MLB...Staff also recorded a then franchise-record 1379 strikeouts, 2nd-most in MLB...Was the club's minor league pitching coordinator in 2012... Was the Pitching Coach for the 2011 Kinston Indians...Made his coaching debut in 2010 as the Pitching Coach of the Lake County Captains.
Selected in the seventh round of the 1996 Draft by Tampa Bay...Played professionally for 14 seasons, including parts of five seasons at the Major League level with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Texas Rangers and Anaheim Angels, with whom he compiled a record of 4-11 with a 6.27 ERA in 40 games/20 starts...Made his Major League debut in 1999 with Tampa Bay and was part of the Angels World Series championship team in 2002...Named the Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2001 for Tampa Bay and 2002 with Anaheim...Pitched in Korea ('05-'07) and Taiwan ('09) before retiring.
Full name is MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER CALLAWAY… Married, wife's name is Anna...Has two daughters: Catherine and Madeline...Named the Gatorade Tennessee High School Player of the Year in 1992...Was a member of Team USA at the 1992 Goodwill Games...Attended the University of Mississippi...Interim coach at Texas A&M International in 2008.