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Cardinals Add More Pitching in First Round of Draft

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At the Baseball Draft on Thursday night, the Cardinals doubled on left handed pitchers in the first round. With the 19th pick, the Cards selected Marco Gonzales a left handed starting pitcher from Gonzaga University. Gonzales was 7-3 with a 2.80 ERA this season, leading Gonzaga to a conference title.

With the 28th pick, which they were awarded for the Milwaukee Brewers signing free agent pitcher Kyle Lohse, the Birds chose another left handed pitcher. Rob Kaminsky, a high school pitcher from St. Joseph Regional High School in New Jersey was the Cardinals choice.