As you may know, the Cardinals drafted twenty-nine players on Wednesday. I took you through the first fourteen of them here. I’ll tell you all about the final fifteen now!
1. Kyle Molnar- Pitcher
2. Brennan Leitao- Pitcher
3. Mitchell Traver- Pitcher
4. Ben Yokley- Pitcher
Ben is a right handed pitcher from the United States Air Force Academy. Through his 122 innings of work, he has “K-ed” 137 batters.
5. Matt Vierling- Pitcher
6. Aaron Coates- Pitcher/Outfielder
Aaron is an outfielder and a pitcher from Glasgow High School. Unfortunately, I was unable to find his statistics from the pitching mound. I was, however, able to find hits hitting numbers. In his high school games, he batted .467 with an on base percentage of .600. He has a fielding percentage of .962.
7. Thomas Spitz- Outfielder
8. Chandler Hawkins- Pitcher
9. Parker Kelly- Pitcher
Parker is a right handed pitcher from Westview High School. This season, he posted an earned run average of 2.13 over 26.1 innings. He hit .365 this season. Fun fact for you: He is Carson Kelly’s younger brother. Carson Kelly is currently a catcher in the Cardinals’ organization.
10. Luke Harrison- Pitcher
11. Dylan Tice- Second Baseman
12. Stephen Zavala- Catcher
Stephen is a catcher from Whittier College. In 2015, he batted .301 with three homers. He had 18 RBI and scored thirty-two runs.
13. Orlando Olivera- Outfielder
14. RJ Dennard- First Baseman
15. Joey Hawkins- Shortstop
Joey is a shortstop from Missouri State University. This year, he hit .262 with 28 RBI. He is also a solid fielder. He had a .976 fielding percentage and turned a whopping 36 double plays.
Thanks for reading!
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