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GCL Cardinals Player of the Year: 2008

GCL Cardinals Player of the Year: 2008

The St. Louis Cardinals' largest international signing during the last off-season, Cuban-born outfielder Ryde Rodriguez proved his worth in his American debut.

In August, 2007, the St. Louis Cardinals made their biggest international splash in years, signing the switch-hitting Ryde Rodriguez for a half-a-million bucks.  It was the first time in over a decade this kind of an amount was lavished on such a player, but it demonstrated the organization is serious about player development and building the Latin American pipeline.   With many remaining...

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