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Brenly Doing It His Way


PEORIA – Mask: check. Glove: check. Shin guards and chest protector: check. Peoria Chiefs catcher Michael Brenly completes his daily checklist, picking up his tools of ignorance and heads out to the field for another day of practice in the warm summer sun.

Ignorant, however, is a term Peoria Chiefs manager Marty Pevey stays far away from when describing the Cubs' 36th round draft pick of 2008. "He's got a good baseball mind. You see a lot of kids from baseball families that come up and they don't have a good idea about baseball," Pevey said. "He's got a good idea about calling the game." Pevey is referring to Michael being the son of former... Recommended Stories

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