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Drabek stands out among Futures stars

Originally Published: July 12, 2009
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- Phillies prospect Kyle Drabek got his athleticism from his famous father, Doug, and his competitive edge from his mother, Kristy.

"She's a little fiery sometimes,'' Drabek said.

Judging from the comments of his peers, Drabek's breaking ball was bequeathed to him by a significantly higher power.

Drabek, 21, lockered in the middle of a knockout assortment of pitching talent at the All-Star Futures Game on Sunday at Busch Stadium. Baltimore's Chris Tillman and San Francisco's ...

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