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Braboy Still Transitioning To The Mound
That's because for most of college Brandon Braboy was not a pitcher, he was primarily a shortstop. While he was decent hitter at Rend Lake College one of his coaches saw potential in his arm and not his bat. A switch was recommended and Braboy decided to take his game to the University of Indianapolis to try his hand at becoming a full-time pitcher. "I never really had scouts come watch me as a position player," Braboy said when asked if he thought the move was a good idea. "As soon as I stepped up on the mound, I've had scouts watching me all the time and now I'm here." At the start of the season he was a mid-week, just fill in innings type of guy. He didn't let that discourage him and he worked hard with a mid-nineties fastball, a changeup, and a big loopy curveball, and Braboy ended the season as the best starter in...
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