St. Louis Cardinals Prospects: Keith Law Ranks Shelby Miller And Oscar Taveras Among Top 25 Prospects In Baseball

On Thursday, ESPN's Keith Law released a revised list of the top 25 prospects in Major League Baseball. The St. Louis Cardinals have two players on the list -- pitcher Shelby Miller, who checks in at No. 9, and outfielder Oscar Taveras, who is No. 21.

Here's what Law had to say about Shelby Miller:

One comment I've heard on Miller this season is that he might just be bored; he's been solid (outside of a bad outing Monday night in Tucson, another great hitters' park), but not spectacular, and his fastball is down about a full grade, sitting 90-93 mph.

And Taveras:

His swing is unorthodox -- you might even call it ugly -- but it works, well enough to see the bat profiling in an outfield corner, with an average high enough that the OBP is strong even if he draws only 40-50 walks a year.

For more on the St. Louis Cardinals, check out the Cardinals blog Viva El Birdos. Stay tuned to to SB Nation St. Louis for more breaking news and updates concerning all matters St. Louis sports.

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