Spring Training 2013 was not supposed to be an exciting one for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Last night, May 1st, Adam Wainwright got his first victory of the year against the Pittsburgh Pirates, as the Cardinals bats lashed out for 10 runs and 13 hits.
St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Shelby Miller has bounced back from two sub par outings and has now fanned 15 batters in his last 10 innings after tossing five shutout frames Tuesday.
By the time the sun sets on Sunday, the Cardinals could be as much as 10 ½ games out of the wildcard race, or be as close as 4 ½, in the event of either team sweeping the other.
On April 5, 2011, Kyle McClellan made history as he joined a rather select group of starting pitchers who grew up in the St. Louis area. Looking back over the last 100 years of Cardinals history, here are the other hometown starters.