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2013 GCL Cardinals Relief Pitcher of the Year

Villegas had a 1.23 ERA in 22 appearances

Kender Villegas is our top reliever on the St. Louis Cardinals' US entry-level rookie league club.

Kender Villegas may have been assigned to repeat the Gulf Coast League in 2013 and deal with a move from the rotation to the bullpen, but if the Venezuelan native was unhappy, he simply took it out on opposing GCL hitters. Villegas The 20-year-old led the 2013 Cardinals relief corps in appearances, ERA and WHIP. Villegas averaged 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings and logged a very solid 32/... Recommended Stories

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