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Could Lemmerman ever become another Eckstein?

Lemmerman was rushed in 2011; was flat in 2012

Some reports about the St. Louis Cardinals new minor league shortstop evoke the memory of one of the club's former major league starters at the position. Will Jake Lemmerman have "just enough"?

Now that his trade from the Los Angeles Dodgers for Skip Schumaker has been finalized, 23-year-old shortstop Jake Lemmerman has become the newest member of the St. Louis Cardinals system. Some were quick to draw negative conclusions based on Lemmerman's .234 batting average in his one-month 2011 Double-A introduction, followed by a .233 mark for the entire 2012 campaign at the same level... Recommended Stories