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Cardenas Increasing His Versatility

Cardenas missed the first month of the season.

SACRAMENTO - Oakland A's prospect Adrian Cardenas' fast track to the major leagues hit a minor speed bump this spring when he injured a ligament in his thumb, causing him to miss the first month of the regular season. Cardenas is now with the Sacramento River Cats, looking to make the improvements necessary to get him to the major leagues.

Since being drafted in the first round by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2006, Adrian Cardenas has been progressing non-stop up the minor league ladder. For the first time in his career, Cardenas had to take a step back in April when he injured his thumb and had to spend the first month of the season at extended spring training. After batting .381 during big league spring training, Cardenas was...

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