In the first of a four-part series, we highlight the top 15 St. Louis Cardinals prospects from the…
How aggressive should Cards be with Kelly?
As I reported from St. Louis Cardinals instructional league camp last fall, the organization has decided to shift Carson Kelly from third base to catcher. In a bit of a surprise, Kelly is not going to start the spring in minor league camp, having scored an invitation to Major League camp as a non-roster invitee. Realistically, his changes of making the big league roster at this time are exactly zero. By the time minor league games start, Kelly should be back on the Kissell Quad. Kelly Because the positional move began in instructional league, Kelly has yet to play an official game behind the plate. Despite his high-profile addition to Mike Matheny's club initially, it seems that a St. Louis contest, even early in spring training, would be less than an ideal place and time for Kelly the catcher to make his professional debut. His primary role with the big boys has to be to watch and learn. Even more than his second...
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