Cardinals instructs interviews: Derrick May
While at St. Louis Cardinals instructional league camp, I interviewed a number of coaches and players – about a dozen. The second in this interview series is Cardinals minor league hitting coordinator Derrick May. "D-May" was generous enough with his time to discuss some of the most improved hitters this season at every level of play in the Cardinals minor league system in 2012. That includes one of the biggest surprises – shortstop Pete Kozma. We finished with a short discussion about instructs, currently underway in Jupiter, Fla. Part 1: short-season hitters (9:06) Part 2: full-season hitters (11:43) Part 3: instructional league hitters (1:40) Link to earlier interview: Cardinals minor league pitching coordinator Brent Strom What's coming next? Other exclusive interviews ahead in this series include Moises Rodriguez, Dann Bilardello, Mike Shildt, Oliver Marmol, Charlie Tilson, James Ramsey, Carson Kelly, Steve Bean and Patrick Wisdom. Brian Walton can be reached via email at email@example.com. Also catch his Cardinals commentary daily at The Cardinal Nation blog. Follow Brian on Twitter. © 2012 The Cardinal Nation, thecardinalnation.com and stlcardinals.scout.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.