The St. Louis Cardinals came to spring training with very few roster decisions to make. Most of those decisions have been reached in the last few days.
The only major “competition” that they had taking place in camp this year came to an end Sunday, when Joe Kelly was the fifth starter and Carlos Martinez was sent back to the bullpen. And no better outcome could be hoped for in the immediate picture.
This has been an interesting spring for the Kansas City Royals.
Hochevar’s loss in 2014 will hurt him more than the team.
The heroics of Carlos Beltran in the month of October are nothing new. However, in last night’s game one of the National League Championship Series, he had his signature effort as a Cardinal during the season’s final month.