Originally written on STLSportsMinute  |  Last updated 10/15/14
The St. Louis Cardinals are just days away from reporting to spring training, which means many of the Cardinals' best prospects will be fighting for position within the organization.  At times during these February days down under the Florida sun, careers can be defined and paths can be altered. Continuing our countdown of the St. Louis Cardinals' top prospects of 2013, we turn to one of the newest additions to organization who has already made a big splash in a very short period of time. No. 6 in our rankings is pitcher Michael Wacha. Michael Wacha, SP, 21 (will turn 22 July 1) 2012 Highest Level: AA Springfield 2012 AA Stats: 21 IP, 40K, 0.86 ERA, 0.57 WHIP 2013 Predicted Highest Level: AAA Memphis Michael Wacha enters our countdown of best St. Louis Cardinals prospects at #6. He is the lowest prospect from the 2012 draft to be on this list. Wacha comes to the Cardinals after a very successful college career at Texas A&M. In 2012, Wacha spent the first half of th...
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