The upcoming week is a crucial time span for the Cardinals as a team, but the starting pitching staff, it is also a chance to earn their keep. With the postseason looming, the team must make a decision about who it will have comprise its starting rotation, a decision that has become a crowded scene in recent weeks.
Jaime Garcia has, at times, been one of the best pitchers the St. Louis Cardinals have on staff. At other times, he has been erratic.
Spring training is full of proclamations about “renewed focus” and “tweaked mechanics” for pitchers around the country.
Taking a look at the farm system of the Cardinals, as well as prospect Lance Lynn, over the past week.