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Phelps Commanding Inside

Phelps won his last six regular season decisions

After an amazing sophomore season at Notre Dame, David Phelps had a sub-par junior year which caused his stock to drop and he went lower in the draft than he expected. In his first season pitching for the Staten Island Yankees, however, he may have caused a few teams to regret their decision to pass over him as he has stepped up to become the ace of his staff.

His success has been due to consistency, versatility, and maybe a little luck. He has shown consistency by keeping his team in every game he has pitched and in 15 regular season starts he had not once surrendered more than four earned runs. A run like that allowed him to run off a six-game winning streak over his last nine starts. His versatility has shown in the way he has been winning... Recommended Stories

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