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Viva El Birdos podcast 21

in which Ben Humphrey and Eric M. Johnson discuss recent spring demotions, the contrasting strategies of the Cardinals and Cubs organizations, Grichuk, Kozma, and more.

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Ben Humphrey, site manager of, talks with Eric Johnson of Future Redbirds, VEB's minor league wing, about the recently demoted Sam Tuivailala and Tim Cooney. They also discuss the Cardinals' and Cubs' contrasting strategies of talent acquisition and how prospect evaluation has changed in a shifting atmosphere of major league power. They wrap up with some general observations about the quality of competition spring training, Randal Grichuk, and why Pete Kozma will be in the major leagues come opening day.

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