The St. Louis Cardinals suffered the first crack in their best-in-baseball starting rotation Sunday when they placed Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation.
Although three games remain before the All-Star break, the Kansas City Royals concluded the first half of their season on a good note with a 9-6 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
The St. Louis Cardinals placed lefty Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list because of a shoulder strain.
This week I’m going to focus on a player who I believe must blossom into All-Star caliber pitcher if “The Process” is going to get the Royals into the playoffs.
With the Royals, it has almost been Zack Grienke and… pray for rain.