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BASEBALL: Komatsu makes big league debut for Cardinals

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MILWAUKEE — Former Brainerd Blue Thunder outfielder Erik Komatsu is perhaps the biggest surprise on an opening day roster this year.


Komatsu, who last year played in Double-A in the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals organizations, finds himself in the big leagues after impressing the Cardinals, who selected him in the Rule 5 Draft in the offseason.

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