Dewees has gotten off to a tremendous start in his first season with the Ospreys. In 29 games (24 starts) he has posted a .346 batting average, ranking him fourth on the team in that category. He has also been an extra-base hit machine, smacking 10 doubles, three triples, and three home runs to go along with 25 runs scored and 25 RBIs. Dewees currently carries an on-base percentage of .425.
Dewees attended Crystal River High School in Florida where he was named First Team All-Area as a sophomore and junior and tabbed All-County Player of the Year during his sophomore season. As a freshman he was named his team’s Most Valuable Player. As a sophomore he posted a .487 batting average with 26 runs, 17 RBIs, seven doubles, four triples, and ten stolen bases on his way to being named Offensive Player of the Year. As a junior he was named Defensive Player of the Year while also batting .387 with 26 runs, 18 RBIs, two doubles, two triples, and 14 stolen bases. His senior season, Dewees, posted a .410 batting average with 14 doubles, six triples, four home runs, while adding 12 stolen bases.
Dewees is the grandson of former Baltimore Orioles player, John Rodemeyer. He is a native of Crystal River, Florida.