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Devon’s Development Insider

Published by on August 31, 2010

With all the noise lately about Stephen Strasburg, inverted W's, and mechanics, I started to think about my life in baseball as a player and a coach.

Therefore, this post will be a little different, a little more on the development side, called Devon's Development Insider.

I really hope that any parents or readers email me after reading this.

The cream of the crop will no doubt rise to the top, and undoubtedly attend top NCAA DI schools. 

What about the rest of the players out there; the one's scouts miss, scouts ignore or the talent that falls through the cracks?

I do not claim I was a prized prospect when trying to land that scholarship in the midst of my senior year of high school (1996-1997).  I do however suggest that I had talent but was naive on how to market myself.  I was unaware of how big the university and college baseball world was.

What I did have was a superior support system around me that made all the long hours and hard work worth it.

When I say hard work that is exactly what I mean.


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