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Future White Closer Than It Appears

One of the most significant characteristics of a young pitcher's maturation is how he bounces from his first setback or disappointment. The Clippers 24-year-old Steven White entered 2006 in such a position, ready to shake off his last year's inadequate performance at Trenton and Tampa.

White, a 4th round pick of the Yankees, is poised to for a strong season to reaffirm his position as a top pitching prospect within the organization as he earned his first call to Columbus. Promoted on June 7th, he as shown consistency in first few weeks in the Clippers rotation. After posting an impressive 4-1 record and 2.11 ERA in 68 1/3 innings pitched, a slot in the Clippers...