The Cardinals’ top prospect was sent to minor league camp on Thursday after only two appearances. But the spring is all about seizing the opportunities, so who does his demotion from the Opening Day picture benefit the most?
Hopes spring eternal in the weeks leading into the Spring Training, especially in regards to the futures of the organization’s top prospects. Here is a collaborate look at the Cardinal organization’s best headed into the spring.
The excitement and expectation for the arrival of Oscar Taveras continues to be at a fever pitch. However, the team’s most unknown quantity remains a tough target to peg.
Youth has been served this season for the Cardinals, as the prophecy of their top ranked minor league system was fulfilled. But moving forward, there are even more young Birds that have a chance to make a breakthrough impact next season.
The big question regarding the Cardinals going ahead is how will all of the assets they have fit into one roster. One thing that is for certain is that the biggest variable is the team’s most versatile player, Matt Carpenter.
Entering the season, the St. Louis Cardinals wealth of top notch prospects was the spotlight of all organizations in baseball. But the season has proven that depth, not names, is truly the strength of the system.
Baseball’s back. Shake off the rust of the offseason with a guide to spring training, from where the teams play to which prospects to keep your eye on this year.