The excitement and expectation for the arrival of Oscar Taveras continues to be at a fever pitch. However, the team’s most unknown quantity remains a tough target to peg.
As the St. Louis Cardinals face the final weekend of the National League Championship Series, and the baseball year as a whole rolls into its final go around shortly, the show still goes on, regardless of outcome.
Down 2-1, and faced with nothing elimination games ahead in their Divisional Series match up with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cardinals find themselves in a familiar place.
Picking the best player in a particular league is never an easy task, but picking who is the most meaningful Cardinal is arguably and even tougher one. Between Yadier Molina, Matt Carpenter and Allen Craig, the team has three very viable MVP candidates.
To say the first half of the season for the Cardinals was good would be a gross understatement. The parts create the sum, and here is the rank of the how each portion of the club played into the first half, 1-38