In his first big league start, Jack Flaherty struggled. While some young pitchers may have been discouraged mightily, this was certainly not the case for the young righty. Introduction Most of the time, elite high-school pitching prospects can be described in a few simple words. For me, the descriptions of "raw," "high-ceiling,"
Signed this past February, Jose Adolis Garcia was a highly touted player out of Cuba. After an incredibly solid stretch in Springfield for the AA Cardinals, he has only gotten better through his promotion to Memphis. In late February, the Cardinals signed Jose Adolis Garcia, giving him a hefty $2.5 million
With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, prospects are vulnerable as attachments to big league deals. While the loss of prospects is somewhat inevitable, some should remain immune, kept within the organization due to superior value and potential. Introduction At the trade deadline, contenders aim to put themselves over the top. Teams look for
Just yesterday, the Cardinals front office released the finalized rosters for each Minor League affiliate. With opening day arriving tomorrow, here is a reminder regarding the importance of Minor League ball. In the latest Cardinals press release, the communications department released the rosters for all Minor League clubs above rookie ball. This
Finishing off the three part series, let's take a look at nine pitchers who will make a difference for the Cardinals in 2017. Before advancing any further, I'd like to make two introductory notes. First, if you have interest in Cardinals prospects and an overall outlook for 2017, be sure to check out