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Turner performs under pressure

Updated: May 15, 2009, 11:20 AM ET
By Jon Mahoney | ESPN RISE Magazine

Jacob Turner thrives in pressure situations. So pitching in a nationally televised All-American game against a lineup featuring many of the nation's top baseball players couldn't rattle him.

Or could it?

As Turner toed the rubber at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles as the starting pitcher for the West squad in last summer's Aflac All-American High School Baseball Game, nerves suddenly grabbed hold. The thought of pitching at the historic venue got to him, and the fact that he ...

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