Kyler Murray is an incredibly talented and special athlete, one of those who could probably become a professional at any sport he put his mind to – baseball, football, soccer, downhill skiing. Being from Texas, he chose the first two, and now, at age 21, he’s functionally being asked to pick one. Say “two-sport athlete”…
How the Cardinals churn prospect after prospect into pro.
How the Reds have converted prospect after prospect into major leaguers.
How the Phillies stopped drafting risky athletes in favor of high-floor baseball skills.
How the Twins stick to the fundamentals of drafting and player development.
How the Marlins aggressively promote prospects who have minimal minor-league experience.
And not because it’s about the Cardinals.
And why scouting and player development are your team’s hidden superstars.