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Why did StL draft 3 3B in their 1st 6 picks?

St. Louis Cardinals scouting director Dan Kantrovitz outlines his approach early in the 2012 draft, farm director John Vuch explains how that plan continues to evolve for 2013 and one of the key players involved shares his view.

Many observers of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft and specifically, the St. Louis Cardinals, wondered aloud about the club's strategy when it chose three third basemen in the first 86 picks of the entire draft. That represented half of the Cards' top six selections, all made by first-year Director of Amateur Scouting Dan Kantrovitz. Yes, the position seemed thin across the system, but at that...

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