St. Louis Cardinals need Lance Lynn in starting rotation despite struggles

Lynn’s spot in the rotation should be safe regardless of his struggles.

St. Louis Cardinals will be fine, maybe better, without Jake Westbrook

The Cardinals have shown they can withstand injuries to just about any position outside of catcher and they should be able to make it through the rest of the season and playoffs without Westbrook.

The Cedeno Scenario

On the surface, it is a depth move; a chance to add a veteran presence to a club that has multiple questions about the condition of its middle infield. However, is there more to it than that?