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Jeffrey Inman Looking To Bounce Back

Jeffrey Inman Looking To Bounce Back

Inman is looking to have a bounce back year in 2011.

Going in to the 2009 season, Jeffrey Inman was one of the top juniors in the country, and looked like a potential first round draft pick.  Baseball America rated him as the 20th best college prospect in the draft in February 2009, which happened to be 32 spots ahead of current Washington Nationals' closer, Drew Storen.

Inman was coming off a sophomore year at Stanford where he put up a 4.27 ERA in 71.2 innings.  He had a strong campaign in the Cape Cod league, following the sophomore year.  He could throw in the low-90s, and touch 96 MPH.  Everything was set for a big breakout junior year.  Unfortunately that's not how it played out.

"It was a tough year," Inman told me, describing his 2009 season.  Tough is an extreme understat...

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