The situation at the back end of the Cardinals’ bullpen four years later is nearly exactly the same.
The team will have a dugout full of bench players, of course, but recent injuries have suddenly taken a lot of talent that would be on the bench and put it into the starting lineup.
The most talked about issue for the St. Louis Cardinals is what is going on at shortstop. The loss of Rafael Furcal to elbow surgery has hastened the future of the lone position on the organization’s map where there is no ideal succession plan in place.
Here are a few player notes and info from thus far into the Cardinals Winter Warm Up.
Only four Cardinals players have collected three hits in their major league debut. This is the story of one of them.
Team gets off to hot start in Jupiter, FL