Tennessean: Lipscomb ace Rex Brothers delivers with strong arm
Friday, May 1, 2009
<i>Tennessean</i>: Lipscomb ace Rex Brothers delivers with strong arm

Rex Brothers' dreams and explosive fastball were too big for the tiny high school he attended as a sophomore.

As difficult as it was to leave behind childhood friends, he transferred from Class A Community High School to AAA Shelbyville, where the competition on the diamond was far more intense.

"Community is a great school and there's a lot of good people there,'' Brothers said. "But I thought if I ever wanted to pursue a baseball career, transferring to a bigger school was the best thing to do."

It turned out to be a smart move.

A little more than a month before the Major League Baseball Draft, the left-handed junior pitcher is right where he hoped to be.

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