Trevor May with Reading in 2012, Image- Jay Floyd
Following his team’s heart wrenching 9-8 loss to the Trenton Thunder on Wednesday, in which the Twins’ Double-A affiliate New Britain failed to maintain two separate extra-inning leads, right-handed pitcher Trevor May reflected on his season as well as a trade that brought him to a new organization last winter. What’s in the past, however, is not as important as what’s on the horizon for the promising youngster. The ability to quickly refocus and move beyond that sort of loss is the type of approach that can help carry May to the top level of the sport.
With some noticeable highs and lows throughout his career, May, who was the Phillies’ 4th round draft choice in 2008 out of Kelso High School (WA), took some internal inventory and realized that his focus was the missing factor to his game. The “stuff” was always there, but an occasionally absent ability to execute his pitches with consistency was his main problem.
May, who entered t...