Kruzel on Cards 2012 Midwest League hitters

The 2012 hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals Class-A Midwest League affiliate discusses some of his standout hitters this past summer.

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St. Louis Cardinals hitting coach Joe Kruzel spent October and the first half of November as the hitting coach for the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League. However, his job during the prior six months was to tutor the Cardinals' Midwest League hitters through the 2012 regular season.

Kruzel recently sat down to discuss the progress shown by his 2012 charges, including Anthony Garcia, Nick Martini, Stephen Piscotty, Matt Williams and Colin Walsh, who later joined Kruzel in the AFL.


Related interview posted earlier:
Kruzel on the Cardinals in the AFL

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