Rodriguez on 2016 Cards International Hitters

In the conclusion of a two-part exclusive interview, St. Louis Cardinals international director Moises Rodriguez talks about the Dominican Summer League Cardinals’ top hitters, two international signees and integrating them into the system.

Here in Part 2 of this exclusive interview with St. Louis Cardinals Director of International Operations Moises Rodriguez, he talks about standouts from the 2016 Dominican Summer League Cardinals offense before covering two of the top international signees, outfielders Jonatan Machado and Randy Arozarena, pictured above. He then discusses how the Dominican instructional league was organized this fall and touches on the age of the player impacting when he can start official play.

(In Part 1, Rodriguez discussed the 2016 DSL Cardinals team overall before going into the pitching – including recently signed Johan Oviedo. He also touched on the importance of budgets as they can affect the timing of international player signing announcements.



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