Right-handed starter Adam Wainwright has been a leader on the St. Louis Cardinals staff for years as he became co-ace of the pitching rotation with Chris Carpenter, but the team needs Wainwright’s leadership now more than at any other time in his career.
The last thing that you’d expect to rule this weekend is pitching, let alone a historical level of it. Yet, the Cardinals did (and fell victim to) just that. There’s three points to how they made that possible.
The Cardinals brought an end to a brief slide over the weekend with a series win over the Cincinnati Reds. As the club moves back onto the road for a four-game series in Milwaukee, let’s look at three deciding factors in the series that just was against their toughest recent rival.
Fans have been hearing for some time now that this is a great farm system. Spring training gives them their first chance to see this first hand.
St. Louis Cardinals projected No. 3 starter Jaime Garcia could become one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball, but his emotional control will have to catch up with his physical ability.