KC Sports Club provides inner-city baseball players opportunity to be seen by college recruiters

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LEAWOOD, Kan. -- Major League Baseball isn't the only sport with an all-star team.

When Corey from the KC Sports Club opened up auditions to an inner-city team, he provided a lot of young baseball players an opportunity they never imagined.

Six players from the Monarchs, which is an RBI team reviving baseball in the inner-city,  made KC Sports Club's Baseball Showcase team. The team is called "The Blaze" and they're about to head to the regional competition in Milwaukee.

John Shecut manages the Monarchs and says the athletes who play on a showcase team have the opportunity to be seen by college recruiters. They also receive training by former players and coaches.

Shecut's son is one of the six the all-star players on the team, and he says KC Sports Club has made it possible for the boys to follow their dreams.

"A lot of our kids don't have the opportunity to play showcase baseball," Shecut said. " Showcase baseball is normally club ball which comprises of a lot of money."