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Cardinals sign Katz and Farinaro


ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 24, 2013 - The St. Louis Cardinals signed two more players today from their 2013 draft class, bringing their total number of draftees signed to 36 and have signed all 11 of their picks from the Top 10 rounds of the June first-year player draft. 

Signing today were fourth round pick, infielder Mason Katz, a Harahan, La., resident who played at Louisiana State University and 11th round pick right-handed pitcher Steven Farninaro, a Hayward, Calif., resident who played at Head Royce High School.

Katz will report to State College, the Cardinals short-season Class A affiliate in the New York-Penn League, while Farinaro will report to Jupiter to join the Gulf Coast League Cardinals.

The Cardinals have signed their first 29 selections through the 28th round and 36 overall out of 41 total.

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