After missing much of the year recovering from Tommy John surgery, it appears that Danny Duffy is ready to claim a spot in the Kansas City Royals’ rotation for the rest of this season and possibly next season as well.
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
Speed kills and Jarrod Dyson has speed to burn.
The team is hitting well and is about to get a punch in the arm from rehabbing speedster Jarrod Dyson when he returns from his minor league rehab assignment.
The Cardinals also have plenty of cushion right now. They have the best record in baseball and plenty of other lesser prospects that can fill temporary voids.
Of all positions in the Cardinals system, first base is perhaps the one that developed the most unexpectedly. But how will the future play out overall at the position? And will the surplus of talent lead to moves being made at spot, or will other issues make the team gun shy about jumping to any conclusions still?
Kozmamania has hit St. Louis. Get your shirt today.
Pete Kozma might have gotten sudden public support along with the St. Louis Cardinals starting shortstop job after Rafael Furcal announced Thursday he would have Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2013 season, but Kozma has deserved some of that respect long before now.
The St. Louis Cardinals entered spring training with the fifth starter position in the rotation up for grabs. It appears that the spotlight on that competition will shine bright over the next few days.
It’s early in Spring Training, but Royals reliever Donnie Joseph is making a good impression.