As spring training continues to inch closer and closer, the excitement of St. Louis Cardinals fans will continue to build as the Cardinals look to improve upon their 2012 performance under first year manager Mike Matheny. Spring training also gives fans a chance to see some of the organization's best prospects.
Two weeks ago, we started to publish our ranking of the best prospects in the Cardinals organization. Prospect No. 10 was outfielder Anthony Garcia and No. 9 was hard-throwing right-hander Tyrell Jenkins. This week, we take a look at our No. 8 prospect in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, Carson Kelly.
Carson Kelly, 3B, 18 (will turn 19 July 14)
2012 Highest Level: Rookie level Johnson City
2012 Stats: 56 games, .229 Avg, 9 HR, 25 RBI
2013 Predicted Highest Level: Low A Peoria
Carson Kelly is the first player drafted in 2012 to enter our list at prospect No. 8. Kelly was selected in the second round (86th overall) by the Cardinals out of Westview High School ...