It had been 19 years since the Cardinals last selected a left-handed pitcher in the first round of the First-Year Player Draft. On Thursday, the organization took two.
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The Cardinals haven't drafted a lefthanded pitcher in the first round since 1994. Tonight, they drafted two.
Clearly the Cardinals believe they never can have too much pitching.
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The St. Louis Cardinals selected Gonzaga LHP Marco Gonzales with the 19th overall selection of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft and added LHP Rob Kaminsky and SS Oscar Mercado before Thursday night was over.
The Cardinal Nation
The St. Louis Cardinals kept their focus on the southpaws on Thursday during the opening day of the Major League draft, selecting two left-handed pitchers with eye-popping statistics in the first round.
Dan Kantrovitz gave his three-year-old daughter Lily a birthday present on Thursday that she might not appreciate for a while.
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