MLB Futures Game 2012: Cardinals Won't Rush Kolten Wong, Oscar Taveras To Majors

St. Louis Cardinals prospects Oscar Taveras and Kolten Wong both started in the 2012 Futures Game, but despite stellar minor league careers to-date, the St. Louis Cardinals insist that they aren't going to rush either to the majors. Cardinals farm system director John Vuch told Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the franchise feels like they've been aggressive enough with both players, and doesn't feel the need to push them further up the ladder.

"I don't know if there's anything specific they need to do to get to Triple A,'' farm director John Vuch said. "There's not a great deal of urgency for us to move them there right now. [...] Just to get to Double-A this year (they) are one step ahead. Once you've made an aggressive move like that you don't want to be aggressive on top of aggressive."

(via St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Taveras is hitting .322/.372/.596 with 17 homers so far in Double-A this season. Wong is hitting .310/.384/.439 with seven homers at the same level.

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