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Departing from tradition and torching a reputation with one shocking pick, the Cardinals seized on Texas fireballer Shelby Miller with the 19th overall a pick. A club perceived as having a preference for college players used its first pick on a high school pitcher for the first time since 1991. And, a club famous for being obedient to the slotting system expressed a willingness to bend the policy for Miller.

Majors | #2009#Organization Reports#St. Louis Cardinals