Cardinals prospect interview Stephen Piscotty

The St. Louis Cardinals outfield prospect opened eyes with a strong showing in the Arizona Fall League.

In his first full season as a professional baseball player in 2013, outfielder Stephen Piscotty made a good showing. The 22-year-old moved up from A-Advanced Palm Beach to Double-A Springfield and finished in the top five in the system in slugging while launching 15 home runs.

Piscotty

This fall, the right-handed hitter ramped up his strong play. After a short stint in the St. Louis Cardinals instructional league camp to prepare, Piscotty and six teammates reported to the Arizona Fall League.

There, Piscotty earned the league's Player of the Week award in the fall season's second week and was named to the AFL Fall Stars Game. He finished fourth in the league in batting at .371, tied for fourth in RBI at 18 (in 23 games) and was eighth in slugging at .506 and OPS at .936.

In this exclusive interview, Piscotty discusses his 2013, including his recent success in the desert.

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