I’m going to say something which may ruffle some feathers. Salvador Perez is a little overrated.
The St. Louis Cardinals do not need to acquire a pitcher to get this team a championship.
Despite his performance, James hasn’t won a game since April. A lack of run support and a struggling bullpen is keeping the Royals from getting wins out of their best arm in the rotation.
The early season tailspin of the Cardinals season was due much in part the inability to close games out late. Yet, with his success closing out games raising his profile, it makes him a sleeper candidate for a guy having a huge contract year.
“We could have had an epic month, but it turned out to just be a decent month,” said first baseman Lance Berkman, still disabled because of a left calf strain.
A losing streak early in the season makes fans wonder if the 2012 Royals are the same old Royals of the past.
Cards ace faces potential major injury
The urgency for the Royals to find outfielders seems to have lessened considerably.
Examining the Playoff Window.
Decision to keep ineffective former closer is beyond comprehension