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Cardinals Release Five More Venezuelans

Jose Perez

The St. Louis Cardinals have released five teenagers, including four right-handed pitchers and an infielder, on the heels of three other releases earlier this month.

In the past, it was unusual for the St. Louis Cardinals to sign a teenager to one of their overseas academies, only to give up on him after his first summer season of play as a professional. Yet that is exactly what has occurred with these five young Venezuelans released by the organization. Signed between March and June of 2010, right-handed pitchers Edubray Ramos and Jose Perez along with...

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