Fields shines after early struggles

Updated: May 4, 2009, 2:51 PM ET
By Jon Mahoney | ESPNRISE.com

Daniel Fields couldn't have imagined a worse start to his varsity baseball career. As a freshman at University of Detroit Jesuit, Fields went 0 for his first 10 with the Cubs.

That's 0 for his first 10 games, not at-bats.

Fields was pressing, and it took some sound advice from his older brother, Aaron, to turn it around.

Aaron, who was then a starting senior shortstop at U of D Jesuit, believed his brother was trying too hard to prove he belonged on varsity. So while ...

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