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Cardinals Prospect Interview: Adam Reifer

Cardinals Prospect Interview: Adam Reifer

After sitting out the 2007 due to injuries, Adam Reifer has taken the New York-Penn League by storm. The 22-year-old is leading the league in saves and has recently been named an All-Star. In this Birdhouse exclusive, Dustin Mattison caught up with the right-hander to discuss subjects like his health, his feelings on being an 11th round pick and more.

The St. Louis Cardinals drafted Adam Reifer in the 11th round of the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft. In just six contests in 2007 for the University of California-Riverside, the right-hander posted an ERA of 2.45 in 7.1 innings while holding opposing hitters to a .148 batting average. Reifer was shut down on March 3rd with an elbow injury and did not see additional action.   Like many...

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