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While success has been the constant for the 2015 St. Louis Cardinals, so has been the ever-present element of doing it in spite of a crucial injury. It begs the question: have the Cardinals still managed to be lucky in loss?
All things considered, it is a team in need of an injection of life from somewhere and it decided that the best way to create was to shake up the roster was to reach within its plethora of rapidly peaking minor league talent. On Sunday night by bringing up outfielder Randal Grichuk and shortstop Greg Garcia from Memphis, the Cardinals proved they will not be hesitant in using their full cupboard of options at a moments notice to serve the big league club.
Hopes spring eternal in the weeks leading into the Spring Training, especially in regards to the futures of the organization’s top prospects. Here is a collaborate look at the Cardinal organization’s best headed into the spring.
Youth has been served this season for the Cardinals, as the prophecy of their top ranked minor league system was fulfilled. But moving forward, there are even more young Birds that have a chance to make a breakthrough impact next season.
The big question regarding the Cardinals going ahead is how will all of the assets they have fit into one roster. One thing that is for certain is that the biggest variable is the team’s most versatile player, Matt Carpenter.
The Cardinals continued to make the future the present, by promoting second baseman Kolten Wong from Triple-A Memphis. While the long-term are clear, in an immediate sense, his presence is just as strategic as it is symbolic
Entering the season, the St. Louis Cardinals wealth of top notch prospects was the spotlight of all organizations in baseball. But the season has proven that depth, not names, is truly the strength of the system.