Cardinals Prospect Interview: Will Anderson

The New York-Penn League All-Star starting pitcher from State College discusses his strong 2014 season.

Will Anderson, the St. Louis Cardinals’ 26th round selection in 2013 from Cal State - Monterey Bay, began his professional career with nine starts for Johnson City. The right-hander, who will celebrate his 22nd birthday next week, logged a 4.71 ERA.

In May, he was given a chance to fill in at A-Advanced Palm Beach and made a strong three-inning outing that led to a save. Since being assigned to State College for short-season ball, Anderson has continued to pitch very well.

Not normally a strikeout pitcher, on June 29, he set the Spikes team record with 10 strikeouts. Anderson’s 2.31 ERA coming into the All-Star break is fourth-best in the New York-Penn League.

In the following interview, exclusive to The Cardinal Nation, Anderson discusses his career to date and specifically his 2014 improvement.

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