Baseball America: Todd Among Cardinals Top Prospects

by Chris Bahn  on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009 1:23 am  

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Former Arkansas pitcher Jess Todd won't be in the minor leagues for long, according to folks at Baseball America.

And they tend to know their baseball.

Todd landed on BA's list of top Cardinals prospects, which is gauged by "player's long-term worth." Todd is the fourth-ranked prospect in the organization.

BA projects him in the 2012 St. Louis lineup as the No. 2 starter.

Righthanders Clayton Mortensen (supplemental first round) and Jess Todd (second round), two of the team's first four picks in the 2007 draft, also made compelling bids for September callups, personifying the team's plan to push its prospects.





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