Growing up in the game

Cardinals’ No. 2 prospect Dylan Carlson on fast track since arrival in Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 21, 2019 10:40 AM CT | Published: August 21, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Dylan Carlson, of the St. Louis Cardinals, hits an RBI-single during the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star Futures baseball Game on July 7 in Cleveland.&nbsp;Since being called up to the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds, the Cardinals&rsquo; No. 2 prospect has gone 10-for-21 through his first five games with four extra-base hits.</strong>&nbsp;(Tony Dejak/Associated Press)

Dylan Carlson, of the St. Louis Cardinals, hits an RBI-single during the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star Futures baseball Game on July 7 in Cleveland. Since being called up to the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds, the Cardinals’ No. 2 prospect has gone 10-for-21 through his first five games with four extra-base hits. (Tony Dejak/Associated Press)

Memphis Redbirds outfielder Dylan Carlson, the St. Louis Cardinals’ No. 2 prospect, has had one goal ever since he can remember: be a major-league baseball player. Now, he’s very close.

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Ben Johnson Dylan Carlson Memphis Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals
Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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