Inquisitive Paul DeJong Embraces New Assignment

Cardinals Organization Report

There were times during Grapefruit League games this spring that Cardinals manager Mike Matheny felt a presence over his shoulder. He had gotten accustomed to middle infielder Paul DeJong approaching with a question.

Why that switch? Why move the fielders there?

“The way he learns—he’s got an interesting mind,” Matheny said. “He thinks a lot more mature than his experience. I think here’s a guy who has actual raw talent, but he’s learning the right things on the fly, like he should be. It’s pretty unique.”

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