A day after major changes for both franchises, the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets completed a trade that alters the remainder of the season for both.
Fans have been hearing for some time now that this is a great farm system. Spring training gives them their first chance to see this first hand.
Cardinal nation has grown accustom to excellence in center field over the years.
St. Louis and Chicago may be heading in opposite directions, but none of that matters this weekend. The Cubs would like nothing more than to knock the Cardinals from their perch atop of the NL Central.