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Brendan Ryan - The New Kid on the Block

Ryan Added to 40 Man Roster

Ryan was added to the St. Louis Cardinals' 40-man roster on Friday with the intent to protect him from next month's Rule 5 draft. Here is our "Insiders" Scouting Report of the best all around athlete in the Cardinals' minor league system.

Added to the Cardinals' 40 man roster this past Friday after being drafted just two years ago, you could call Ryan's progress through the organization, the Ryan Express. Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2003 draft, Brendan Ryan, the 23 year old shortstop is use to winning. He won a national championship with NAIA power Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) College and the... Recommended Stories