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Stephenson named Gatorade POY

Just got an email informing us that Robert Stephenson, the Alhambra High right-hander projected to be a first-round draft pick in next week’s Major League Baseball draft, has been named the Gatorade Player of the Year for California.

Stephenson is now a finalist for the Gatorade National POY award, which has been won by names like Derek Jeter, Roy Halladay and Chipper Jones.

I’ll try to chat the award-winner himself up and get some reaction for ya shortly.

Ben Enos

  • s1lverngreen

    Wow! Congratulations Mr. Stephenson! It would be nice to see another N CA player get a coveted POY award. Best of luck!

  • Observer

    That is a great honor…from watching him pitch a few times under less than ideal circumstances, he looks like a kid who has a lot of poise…goes along real well with a 96 mph heater!

  • http://ibabuzz.com diddy

    krinks kaleo would looked good n your uni huh? well he’s too good to be taking 2-0 he’s a hitter! he’s being taught how to hit not bunt what can you teach him besides that? you can have triton8 he’ll look good in your uni he acts like yall anyways sellout! we earn everything we get we dont have to coach the all-star team to get r kids on they make it on merrit and talent not b.s politics.