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Scout: Oscar Taveras Is 'On Cruise Control'

May 22, 2014 8:29 AM EST

There has been a lot of speculation as to when the St. Louis Cardinals will promote Oscar Taveras to the Major Leagues.

A scout believes that Taveras is in need of a new challenge.

“He's on cruise control," the scout said. "Gives away at-bats. Needs to play with more urgency. He'll get a wake-up call but it will take [the] big leagues to do it."

Taveras entered Wednesday hitting .304/.354/.509 through 175 Triple-A plate appearances.

Via Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

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