Right-handed rookie starting pitcher Shelby Miller won the fifth spot in the rotation in spring training and pitched brilliantly for much of the first half of the season, but the 22-year-old’s performance began to drop in mid-June.
This week, we look at a Red-hot outfielder, a National disaster of a starter, and more (including our weekly Wainwright Walk Watch).
The Cardinals also have plenty of cushion right now. They have the best record in baseball and plenty of other lesser prospects that can fill temporary voids.
There’s some roster spots up for grabs, but they’re more set than the Royals let on.
In an unexpected move, Hochevar goes to the bullpen. But will it make a difference?
Are the last two starts by Jeremy Guthrie for real, or just a mirage?
This week, the St. Louis Cardinals began to show what they are capable of again, at least from a pitching standpoint. But they are still a long way from right.
Nick Van Stratten joins Naturals
The Kansas City Royals have talent, but to they have what it takes mentally to win?
The Royals have a 3-3 road trip in California and head to KC for an important ten game home stand.