The end of the season is drawing closer and closer and the playoff race is heating up in the American League.
If the Cardinals want to keep Pujols on the back burner and the season in focus, they cannot lose the month of August.
If they are not winning, there is a greater possibility of injuries or other factors off the field at play. This team is far too good to lose the month of June.
Of all the Cardinals starters, perhaps none is more important than Yadier Molina.
Joakim Soria is looking to pad his numbers as the Royals face playoff-bound Tampa Bay to end the season.