Cardinals to recall top prospect Oscar Taveras
Oscar Taveras's first stay in the majors wasn't particularly successful, but the high-ceiling young outfielder is back in St. Louis.
The Cardinals on Monday announced plans to recall top prospect Oscar Taveras from Triple-A Memphis. Taveras made his major-league debut earlier this season but earned a demotion back to the farm after batting .189/.225/.297 in 40 plate appearances. However, that first stint in the bigs did yield the following bit of baseball majesty ...
The 22-year-old Taveras entered this season regarded by pretty much every ranking service as one of the top five prospects in all of baseball. At the Triple-A level in 2014, he's hit .318/.370/.502 in two stops.
To make room on the active roster, the Cards have optioned right-hander Jorge Rondon back to Memphis.
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