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Cardinals prospect interview – Xavier Scruggs

The former Springfield first baseman has shown he was ready for his first big-league camp.

If you had asked me as recently as last month which players would be among the St. Louis Cardinals' final cuts of the spring, first baseman Xavier Scruggs would not have been the first name to come to mind. Yet that is exactly what has happened. Scruggs In a steady but not rapid progression through the Cardinals system since being drafted in the 19th round in 2008, the 6-foot-1, 220-pounder...

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