Found March 07, 2014 on i70baseball:
The St. Louis Cardinals have developed a trademark as an organization that gets ample production out of young players groomed in its own minor-league system, but two of its most highly touted prospects have yet to show many or any signs they’re ready to play in Major League Baseball. Granted, second baseman Kolten Wong is 23 years old with 32 games of major-league experience and outfielder Oscar Taveras is 21 years old with none, but red flags have popped up around both prospects during spring training of what many people thought could be their first full seasons in the big leagues. The Cardinals called up Wong to the big club in mid-August to give the team some depth at the middle infield positions in the pennant race. With his ability to steal an occasional base, solid defensive play and .301 lifetime batting average in the minor leagues, Wong was put in a position to become a breakout star of the final month-and-a-half of the season, perhaps similar to how outfielder Yasiel Puig...
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