Cards catcher Carson Kelly aims for more power, consistency

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Cards catcher Carson Kelly aims for more power, consistency
Cards catcher Carson Kelly aims for more power, consistency

Young Cardinals catcher Carson Kelly is only 23 but, presumably, could be the starting catcher for several major league teams. Just not this one. To that end, Kelly, who backs up eight-time All-Star Yadier Molina, has remained in St. Louis this off-season. One reason is that this puts him closer to his girlfriend, who is a track coach at Grinnell, a small college in Iowa. More to the point, besides getting to go to Blues games, which he enjoys as a former hockey player who lived in Toronto, he is spending time conditioning himself to be a more productive player, especially at the plate. But behind the plate, too. Kelly, relegated to the bench for much of the second half of last season after he

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