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The St. Louis Cardinals organization has done wonders to re-stock its minor league system and has compiled quite a collection of high-upside prospects. With spring training only a few weeks away, now is as good a time as any to take a look and put together our own rankings for the best prospects in the St. Louis Cardinals organization heading into 2013.
Over the next several weeks we will countdown from number 10 down to number one, ranking the Cardinals' best prospects based off their performance to date and potential to contribute in a meaningful way at the Major League level.
Lets take a look at StlSportsMinute.com's No. 10 ranked Cardinals prospect for 2013, Anthony Garcia.
Anthony Garcia, OF, 21
2012 Highest Level: A- Quad Cities
2012 Stats: 109 G, .280 BA, .354 OBP, 19 HR, 74 RBI, 3 SB
2013 Predicted Highest Level: A+ Palm Beach
Anthony Garcia entered the Cardinals system in 2009 as an 18th round draft pick from Carolina, Puerto Rico. Last year was Garcia's ...
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