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Writing for the Cardinal Nation/Scout.com as lead reporter/writer on everything Springfield Cardinal related. Give me a follow on Twitter @thebighurt_23 and feel free to ask any question specifically about baseball or Cardinal prospects.

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A Peralta with not much power.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Oscar Mercado, Casey Turgeon, and Blake Drake lead Johnson City's eight-run attack on Jul 22 2014, 7:04p - 1 reply
Unfortunately I haven't seen him that much at the plate to make that firm judgement.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Oscar Mercado, Casey Turgeon, and Blake Drake lead Johnson City's eight-run attack on Jul 22 2014, 1:24p
Seen limited play of Mejia
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Oscar Mercado, Casey Turgeon, and Blake Drake lead Johnson City's eight-run attack on Jul 22 2014, 11:57a - 3 replies
Me too.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, July 21 on Jul 22 2014, 12:05a
Marco Gonzales?
Commented on Prospect Note: Chase Anderson, RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks on Jul 19 2014, 5:19p
That is if the Cardinals are convinced he has made the strides on the command of his breaking ball to call him up.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Tuivailala hits triple digits, Caldwell keeps hitting, Siegrist rehabs on Jul 19 2014, 4:02p
I highly doubt he gets a call-up in September.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Tuivailala hits triple digits, Caldwell keeps hitting, Siegrist rehabs on Jul 19 2014, 3:56p - 1 reply
Too-e-vi-la-la
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Tuivailala hits triple digits, Caldwell keeps hitting, Siegrist rehabs on Jul 18 2014, 2:38p
I've saw Tuivailala debut
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Tuivailala hits triple digits, Caldwell keeps hitting, Siegrist rehabs on Jul 18 2014, 11:52a
Test
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Rowan Wick, the homering. on Jul 18 2014, 11:47a
Like yours is.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Rowan Wick, the homering. on Jul 18 2014, 12:48a - 1 reply
Cardinal prospects
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 17 on Jul 18 2014, 12:19a
If you want more on him Jeff Moore of BP who writes and goes to games regularly than me saw him pitch in PB:
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 17 on Jul 18 2014, 12:10a
Make that an athletic former INF turned RH relief pitcher.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 17 on Jul 18 2014, 12:08a
Tuivaiala be getting some prospect attention after his last few outings.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Rowan Wick, the homering. on Jul 17 2014, 11:56p - 2 replies
From early reports I've heard Sosa has barely an average arm but is sure handed and reads hops well with clock in his head of the runners down the line or digging for the second bag.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Rowan Wick, the homering. on Jul 17 2014, 11:33p - 1 reply
Admission to GCL games is free.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Rowan Wick, the homering. on Jul 17 2014, 1:38p - 1 reply
Sounds like a mop-up/spot starter/long man or even middle reliever as a celing if the breaking ball improves.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Slowest Day of the Year Edition on Jul 16 2014, 10:38p - 1 reply
for Other (Please share in the comments)
Voted on Jul 16 2014, 2:12p
A whole lot better than nothing. That's for sure.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Slowest Day of the Year Edition on Jul 16 2014, 12:37p
for No
Voted on Jul 16 2014, 12:27p
Draft profile lists him at 165 lbs but up to 180 lbs after nutrition he's on.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Slowest Day of the Year Edition on Jul 16 2014, 12:20p - 1 reply
Explain tunneling?
Commented on A firsthand look at the pitch grips of St. Louis Cardinals pitching prospect Tyrell Jenkins on Jul 16 2014, 1:28a
James Ramsey
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 15 on Jul 15 2014, 9:20p
Me too but that there's a book out on him.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 13 on Jul 15 2014, 4:18p
That's for players placed on the waiver wire after the trade deadline ends.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 13 on Jul 15 2014, 4:17p - 1 reply
Was DFA'd not released.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 13 on Jul 14 2014, 3:42p - 1 reply
That's some ball speed off the bat ladies and gentleman.
Commented on 2014 MLB Futures Game Live on Jul 13 2014, 11:22p
A short pitcher can have just as good of a plane than a taller pitcher.
Commented on 2014 MLB Futures Game Live on Jul 13 2014, 11:20p
I've always loved Martin Prado.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Perspectives: The Minor Moves on Jul 13 2014, 1:03a - 1 reply
I see the reminisces you are getting too.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 11 on Jul 12 2014, 3:58p
We all know if Gonzales doesn't pan out as a pitcher at the highest level he can always fallback to hitting.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Marco Gonzales Makes His Memphis Debut, Goes Deep on Jul 12 2014, 3:54p - 1 reply
Johnson City Cardinals
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 11 on Jul 12 2014, 8:37a - 1 reply
Maybe Marco Gonzales should be a full-time hitter.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 11 on Jul 12 2014, 1:12a
Jason Adam
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 11 on Jul 12 2014, 1:10a - 1 reply
James Ramsey
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 11 on Jul 12 2014, 1:06a
He that off Springfield's best reliever LHP Justin Wright.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, July 11 on Jul 12 2014, 1:03a - 1 reply
For more perspective on this.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Frederis Parra outpitches Tyler Kolek, Ian McKinney throws seven shutout frames, and three Memphis pitchers combine on a shutout. on Jul 12 2014, 12:59a
If you didn't scroll to the bottom of this DFR in the probably section.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Frederis Parra outpitches Tyler Kolek, Ian McKinney throws seven shutout frames, and three Memphis pitchers combine on a shutout. on Jul 12 2014, 12:43a - 1 reply
for Yes
Voted on Jul 11 2014, 3:16p
It looks crazy bu it's a very common grip.
Commented on A firsthand look at the pitch grips of St. Louis Cardinals pitching prospect Tyrell Jenkins on Jul 11 2014, 12:19p
Because I couldn't keep the standardized change-up out of the palm area my pitching
Commented on A firsthand look at the pitch grips of St. Louis Cardinals pitching prospect Tyrell Jenkins on Jul 11 2014, 12:18p
Sam Tuivailala
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 10 on Jul 11 2014, 12:07a
Got to love his windup first off. The classic rock and throw.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, July 10 on Jul 10 2014, 8:13p
I don't see how he can tip anything off with the way his hands go up and down before the pitch is delivered.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Rowan Wick Homers and John Gast Turns In a Strong Performance For The Redbirds on Jul 10 2014, 1:08p
Steven Farinaro
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 9 on Jul 10 2014, 12:27a
Rowan Wick
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 9 on Jul 10 2014, 12:26a
Alex Reyes
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, July 9 on Jul 10 2014, 12:25a - 1 reply
I only like him for that old-school styled delivery.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Rowan Wick Homers and John Gast Turns In a Strong Performance For The Redbirds on Jul 9 2014, 5:03p - 1 reply
Doubt the Cardinals give up Sosa for Peavy.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Tuesday, July 8 on Jul 8 2014, 10:14p
Lester is the last pitcher they'd part with.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Trade Rumors: Redbirds reportedly interested in Jake Peavy on Jul 8 2014, 12:40p - 1 reply
that's the Astros system too.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Two First Rounders Make Their Professional Debut, and Randal Grichuk Homers on Jul 7 2014, 4:27p
Made it farther than Daryl so far.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Two First Rounders Make Their Professional Debut, and Randal Grichuk Homers on Jul 7 2014, 4:27p
Two more position players to watch are
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Kelly rehabs, Kaminsky stellar again, and Johnson City puts up another crooked number on Jul 7 2014, 4:24p
That how it usually goes for sinkerballers like a Gaviglio.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Kelly rehabs, Kaminsky stellar again, and Johnson City puts up another crooked number on Jul 7 2014, 4:19p
for Find a deliberate balance between the two
Voted on Jul 7 2014, 3:00p
and that scouts are assigned to look over every player of every minor league team regardless of talent/potential.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Sunday, July 6 on Jul 6 2014, 5:29p
I would say it's a every other day thing since Azruvatar left.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Kolten Wong Homers in his Rehab Assignemt on Jul 4 2014, 12:45a
He seems to have toned his before delivery hand movement down and gotten stronger particularly in his lower but the upper looks strong too from the last year's videos I've seen of him.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, June 3 on Jul 3 2014, 7:24p - 1 reply
Anything on Balbuena?
Commented on 2014 International Prospect signing day open discussion thread on Jul 2 2014, 11:30a
They're working on all of what you listed. That's the main purpose for minor league baseball is to improve at specific that are lacking along with finding consistency in those areas.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Kaminsky throws seven scoreless innings on Jul 1 2014, 4:04p - 1 reply
Don't think it's permanent but he's not the experienced back-stop at the GCL.
Commented on St Louis Cardinals Rookie Leagues: Players to Watch on Jul 1 2014, 2:40p - 1 reply
Way to many comments for a Future Redbirds post.
Commented on St Louis Cardinals Rookie Leagues: Players to Watch on Jul 1 2014, 12:14p - 3 replies
BP's writeup on Katz:
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Katz goes krazy, Jenkins throws 6 scoreless innings, Seferina and Wick continue to hit. on Jul 1 2014, 11:32a - 1 reply
If you never learn to win in the minors.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Kaminsky throws seven scoreless innings on Jul 1 2014, 11:29a - 2 replies
Aledmys Diaz back on the DL after being pulled from the game yesterday.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Kaminsky throws seven scoreless innings on Jul 1 2014, 11:26a - 1 reply
They won't just primarily use him as a bench player in his second go around.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, June 30 on Jun 30 2014, 11:30p
But their willingness to part with those pieces is small.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Monday, June 30 on Jun 30 2014, 4:34p - 1 reply
If Taveras graduates his status as a prospect by the end of the season which I hope he does.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Piscotty's three hits, homer on Jun 29 2014, 7:34p
Can't argue with that you said in the sentence. Heck, just push him to Springfield so I can see that raw power take place in batting practice.
Commented on St. Louis Cardinals Daily Farm Report: Piscotty's three hits, homer on Jun 28 2014, 11:49p
Mike O'Neill
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Friday, June 27 on Jun 28 2014, 12:45a
No Subject
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, June 26 on Jun 27 2014, 12:46p
Patrick Wisdom
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, June 26 on Jun 26 2014, 10:34p
From MPP himself on this question
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, June 25 on Jun 26 2014, 8:24p
Your assumption is correct as Bellinger would have to come all the way down to 100k to be with the organization.
Commented on Daily Farm Report: Rob Kaminsky Makes Another Solid Start in Peoria on Jun 26 2014, 8:16p - 1 reply
Sure.
Commented on Minor League Ball Gameday: Wednesday, June 25 on Jun 26 2014, 2:20p - 1 reply
Ramsey is on the DL with a strained obilque.
Commented on 2014 MLB Futures Game roster review: United States team on Jun 26 2014, 12:23p
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