Surprising Shift

Robert Stock might need convincing, but few others do once they see him throw. For years people have debated whether the best path for Stock to take to the major leagues was as a pitcher or a catcher. Stock figured he had ended the discussion when he made the headline-grabbing decision to skip his senior year of high school and enroll at Southern California, where he'd get an education in catching from 16-year major league veteran and Trojans head coach Chad Kreuter. The plan didn't quite go as expected.

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