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Cards AFL Interview Series – Amaury Marti

Shagging fly balls during batting practice

The St. Louis Cardinals' mysterious Cuban-born outfield prospect talks - about his future, but not his past.

Everyone knows the story by now. Right-handed outfielder Amaury Casanas Marti was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 18th round of the June, 2006 First-Year Player Draft. Marti had played on national teams in Cuba since at least 1997 before escaping in June, 2005 to Mexico. He then moved to the USA, where he played a handful of games with a couple of independent teams before making a...

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