LOWELL, MA - Though the series finale against the Spinners seemed to be dodging the rain, the…
Shaw Steady in His Approach
University of Illinois alumnus Scott Shaw was the fourth of five consecutive pitchers selected in rounds 10 through 14 of June's draft, but early returns have placed the 22-year-old right-hander not only as the leader of that pack, but number two behind Brad Holt of all the rookie hurlers. Unlike his flamethrowing colleague, Shaw has impressed through a more eclectic style of pitching based around his fastball and following secondary pitches. Shaw is not flashy, but instead his rather humble mound demeanor offers a good cover for his steady mindset and distributed high-quality pitches. After his first 11 appearances in his rookie season – ten starts [4-3, 3.12] – Shaw feels as positive as can be about the way his career began. "I feel really...
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