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Cardinals news and notes: Draft preview, cheapness, Dexter Fowler, Alex Reyes

Looking back on Wednesday’s stories.

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Viva El Birdos featured some interesting Cardinals content on Wednesday, so here’s a recap of the worthy-of-reading action:

2017 Draft Preview No. 1: Bats Ahoy! — The red baron instinctively compiled a trio of college-level bats to keep an eye on in June’s MLB draft, including Pavin Smith, Jake Burger, and Keston Hiura.

The ‘Cardinals are cheap’ narrative is back — Ben Godar’s weekly story is intriguing, per usual, as he took at look back at the history of the ‘Cardinals are cheap’ narrative and how it may vanish in a few years.

Dexter Fowler is exactly who the Cardinals needed — A Hunt and Peck — Lil_scooter’s regular Hunt and Peck highlighted how offseason acquisition Dexter Fowler was who the Cardinals needed.

Putting Alex Reyes’s (theoretical) 2017 into historical perspective — John Fleming broke down how truly historical of a season Cardinals top prospect Alex Reyes would have in 2017 if he pitched to his ZiPS projections.

Be sure to catch up on those stories if you haven’t, and stay tuned to VEB for more on Thursday!