St. Louis Cardinals bring roller-coaster offense into 2013 season

The St. Louis Cardinals finished second in the National League in hitting last season, but they also had plenty of stretches when the lineup didn’t score more than two runs, even when the pitching staff threw a great game.

St. Louis Cardinals could be headed to fourth place in NL Central

With injuries starting to inflict the pitching staff and a relatively tough upcoming schedule, the St. Louis Cardinals could quickly find themselves ahead of only the lowly Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs in the National League’s Central Division.