Oscar Taveras, one of the St. Louis Cardinals’ top prospects, was supposed to be competing for a spot on the 2014 major league roster at this point in the spring.
St. Louis Cardinals players reported to Jupiter, Fla., last week to kick off spring training 2013, but that first week was full of contract talk instead of baseball talk, an unfortunate situation that has become the norm at Cardinals camp in recent years.
The St. Louis Cardinals opened camp on Tuesday morning with the traditional pitchers and catchers workouts. It did not take long for the first quote to fire up the fan base to come out.
The Kansas City Royals wrapped up their first week of workouts last week, and position players have officially reported and begun to work out this week.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has invited left-handed pitcher Brandon Sisk to Major League Spring Training in Surprise, Ariz.