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Orland Park’s Sean Leland takes a few playful punches to the gut courtesy of Boomer, the Windy City Thunderbolts’ mascot, before a game in late August. JEFF VORVA/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Jeff Vorva, Sports Editor
3:40 am CDT September 11, 2019

Sean Leland is convinced he has the right stuff to be a pitcher in a major league organization.

Now, he has to convince some scouts of those affiliated teams. 

After a roller coaster career in college that found him pitching for Louisville and Illinois, Leland found himself undrafted in June and ended up close to home, playing for the Windy City Thunderbolts in the independent Frontier League for a good chunk of the season.