While perhaps a bit monotonous by this point, their second week of camp, the daily routine followed by Cardinals minor league players is carefully choreographed, requiring significant coordination by the coaching staff. Here is a look into what happened on Tuesday, otherwise known as "Practice #15".
Tuesday is a unique day in that
Staff meeting and injury report –
Jog, stretch and ladders –
The road schedule – Palm Beach/Quad Cities
Batting practice – (pitchers shag during BP)
Special program for pitchers left behind –
Break for bus –
Bus to St. Lucie –
Long toss: 3/15, 3/30, 3/45 -
Individual position skills (IPS) – (players split by position groups)
Team Fundamental – Rundowns – (yesterday it was Cutoffs and Relays)
BP, sides, soft toss, baserunning, defense and "tracking" –
Staff meeting following games
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