St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Genesis Cabrera (92) throws from the bullpen mound during St. Louis Cardinals spring training on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Jupiter, Fla. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cardinals pitcher Kwang Hyun Kim heads to the dugout after warming up before a spring training game against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Jupiter, Fla. (Jeff Roberson, Associated Press)
Cardinals starter Kwang Hyun Kim delivers a pitch during the first inning of a spring training game against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Jupiter, Fla. (Jeff Roberson, Associated Press)
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — When they overlapped as members of the Tampa Bay organization, major-league infielder Brad Miller heard all about a lefty in Class A with the big arm, the big bite to his fastball, and all it took was a few years and joining a new club for him to finally see Genesis Cabrera in person.
“They also did a good job of having a ton of arms — arms just coming out of everywhere,” said Miller, now with the Cardinals. “I remember Genesis. I remember he was a lefty who threw really hard. I was eager to see him. Didn’t have the best view from left field, but . . .”
Miller paused for emphasis.
“Nasty. Just nasty.”
A year after an abbreviated cameo in spring because of apprehensive control, Cabrera, also now with the…