Rangers Prospect #50: Shawn Blackwell

With a 6-foot-5 frame and a potential strong three-pitch mix, right-hander Shawn Blackwell is one of the more intriguing projection arms in the Texas Rangers system. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at the 20-year-old with an in-depth scouting report.
January 6, 2011

Blackwell trying to keep it down

SURPRISE, Ariz. – The Texas Rangers signed right-hander Shawn Blackwell for $300,000 as a 24th-round pick last summer, and he's getting his first official action in the rookie-level Arizona League this year. Lone Star Dugout features the prospect while taking an in-depth look at his latest start.
July 5, 2010

Blackwell showing feel for his change

SURPRISE, Ariz. - Tall right-hander Shawn Blackwell hasn't pitched in an official professional game yet, but he recently wrapped up his first Fall Instructional League. Lone Star Dugout spoke to the 18-year-old about his game and his development thus far.
October 15, 2009