Wong suffered a minor leg injury that kept him out of the season's final week, but it was not considered serious.
More than any Cardinals prospect perhaps, a job seems to await Wong in St. Louis – if and when he proves he is ready. Sometime in 2013 is not out of the question.
His Surprise manager, Jason Wood of the Rangers organization, was asked by MLB Network which player on his AFL squad is closest to being ready for the majors. His reply was Wong. Considering the team's roster included other top prospects including league MVP Chris McGuiness, that says a lot.
Coming soon: This interview is part of a series of interviews with the seven Cardinals prospects still competing in the 2012 Arizona Fall League.
Cardinals AFL interviews previously posted:
Hitting coach Joe Kruzel
Pitcher Seth Blair (video)
Pitcher Kevin Siegrist
Outfielder Mike O'Neill
Catcher Cody Stanley
Pitcher Boone Whiting
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