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Springfield's C Casey likes being a Rasmus

Casey Rasmus was a 36th-round draft pick

Double-A Springfield Cardinals catcher Casey Rasmus doesn't shy away from his family heritage, but is earning his own way.

Coming from a baseball family, Casey Rasmus literally grew up in the game. The youngest of three now-professional playing brothers from Russell County, Ala., the 23-year-old was perhaps not as gifted on the diamond as older siblings Colby and Cory. His brothers were each first-round picks out of high school. Following Colby's lead, pitcher Cory made his Major League debut with the Atlanta Braves... Recommended Stories

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