After a season filled with injuries to the pitching staff, now the St. Louis Cardinals will have to deal with an injury to one of their starting fielders, who also happened to be one of their most important hitters.
With their playoff hopes still alive, the Royals minor league call-ups play meaningful games in September.
The moments of brilliance for St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese come in flashes.
With Francoeur out and Giavotella in, the Royals still need to win games.
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.
In an offseason of sparse, small moves, the St. Louis Cardinals made another signing Monday that will minimally impact their season, and hopefully it won’t be a factor at all.
This Thanksgiving, there’s many things to be thankful for, including being the fan of a up and coming baseball team.
The Arizona Fall League and the Kansas City Royals today named seven players from the Royals organization who will compete for the Surprise Saguaros in the 2012 Arizona Fall League. An eighth player, a pitcher, will be announced at a later date.
How Johnny Giavotella plays the rest of the season will determine if he’s the Royals second baseman of the future.
The Royals make a series of cosmetic moves as the 2012 season sinks into oblivion.