Luhnow on the Cardinals System: Part Three

St. Louis Cardinals Vice President Jeff Luhnow discusses the international program and more in this third segment of a four-part interview.

The leader of the St. Louis Cardinals minor league system, Vice President of Amateur Scouting and Player Development Jeff Luhnow, discusses the Cardinals international program in this interview segment.

Topics include players signed and missed this July, an affirmation to re-allocate club financial resources toward Latin America and potential rule changes - specifically, the possibility of an international draft.

We then touch on performance enhancing drug suspensions, the international pipeline and its impact on the overseas academies and conclude with the organization's ongoing intent to address opportunities in Asia.


Coming up

In the final segment of this four-part interview, we have a fast a furious discussion about a number of topics, including Samuel Freeman, the Palm Beach and Springfield rotations for 2009, Steven Hill, Jose Martinez, Hector Cardenas, Richard Castillo and more.

Link to Part One: "The Cards System and Luhnow at Five Years"
Link to Part Two: "Luhnow on the Cardinals System: Part Two"

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