Category Archives: St. Louis Cardinals

Scouting Report: Kolten Wong (2B)

BLUF: Little second baseman that can hit and has solid overall potential. The Player: Kolten Wong (2B, St. Louis Cardinals) – A first round pick in 2011, Wong hit .335/.401/.510 in his 47-game debut at the Low-A level. During that … Continue reading

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2013 St. Louis Cardinals Top 15 Prospects

As if the Cardinals big league success wasn’t enough in recent years, they also own one of the most impressive collections of minor league talent in baseball. Their top prospect is an elite talent that could be a superstar at … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Cardinals 2012 Top 15 Prospects

St. Louis Cardinals 2012 Top 15 Prospects (2/16/12) A quick glance at last year’s list may look like I was slow to jump on the Oscar Taveras bandwagon. That’s not the case. I was a huge, huge fan last year, … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Starlin Rodriguez (2B)

BLUF: Tons of tools and very out of control, but highly intriguing keystone player. The Player: Starlin Rodriguez (2B, St. Louis Cardinals) – Originally signed by the Rays in July 2009, he was released just weeks later and signed with … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Carlos Martinez (RHP)

BLUF: Elite relief pitcher profile that could burn white-hot and flameout quickly. The Player: Carlos Martinez (RHP, St. Louis Cardinals) – Originally signed by the Boston Red Sox in 2009 under the name Carlos Matias, he could not pass an … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Non-Waiver Deadline Passes

I got tied up at the ball park with some Nick Castellanos interviews yesterday but I wanted to circle back and hit the scouting reports on the prospects involved in the flurry of trades leading up to yesterday’s non-waiver trade … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Tyrell Jenkins (RHP)

BLUF: Incredible athlete with frontline starter potential, but he remains unbelievably raw. The Player: Tyrell Jenkins (RHP, St. Louis Cardinals) – Drafted in the supplemental first round by the Cardinals in 2010 and received an over-slot seven-figure bonus. Spent his … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Oscar Taveras (OF)

BLUF: Elite level hitter with potential for plus-plus power; potential superstar number three hitter. The Player: Oscar Taveras (OF, St. Louis Cardinals) – The Cardinals signed him for a modest bonus in 2008. Debuted in the DSL in 2009 with … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League Central

Chicago Cubs While the big news surrounding the Cubs has been the signing of Jorge Soler, the 2012 draft will go a long way to beginning to re-shape the club’s future. Albert Almora offers exceptional polish for a young player … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: National League Central

The National League Central is a league in flux in 2012. With the departure of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, and the arrival of new leadership groups in Chicago and Houston, there is plenty of movement afoot. That movement will … Continue reading

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