Nothing fazes Jeremy Hellickson

Rookie right-hander has a quiet personality but the ability to be dominant

Originally Published: April 17, 2011
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

After the Tampa Bay Rays' biggest victory of the season, a stunning, 16-run explosion at Fenway Park on Monday night, the unassuming little guy snaking silently through the clubhouse was the game's winning pitcher, Jeremy Hellickson. You know the name, you might not know the face, but the one that appears on the big screen at big league ballparks features a blank stare. "We kid with him," Rays catcher Kelly Shoppach said. "We say it's his smile."

Rays general manager Andrew Friedman smiles ...

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