Michael Wacha’s back and forth season has now taken a new turn, as it comes full circle to where his pro career began – the bullpen. Yet, the future of the starting rotation could be one of the brightest parts of the end of the game as well, and do so in a familiar fashion.
The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 Friday, but they had to survive another bad performance from reliever Mitchell Boggs while Joe Kelly once again proved he should be used more often.
The future in regards to competitive baseball is not looking too promising for Chris Carpenter. How does this impact each of the potential young candidates for the 2013 pitching staff?
Not choosing Kyle McClellan to spot start may be due to more than just his appearance on the trade block this winter.
Soria Has The Best No-Trade In Baseball
Cliff Lee is off the table. Effectively, this lowered the price the Cards will have to pay and raised the price of the Royals trade chips. Not bad for two teams that did not make a move.