The big question regarding the Cardinals going ahead is how will all of the assets they have fit into one roster. One thing that is for certain is that the biggest variable is the team’s most versatile player, Matt Carpenter.
The Seattle Mariners extended Felix Hernandez’s contract on Thursday and many St. Louis Cardinal fans reacted quickly, feeling Adam Wainwright’s price tag just went up. The problem with that thought is simple, Hernandez is no Wainwright, he’s much, much better.
All the talk since the All Star break has been how the Kansas City Royals may actually be ready to hit the free agent market for some starting pitching.
Bruce Chen has played for ten different major league teams and never for one team longer than three years.
With one outfielder out of the picture, KC will have a couple of choices with David DeJesus before this time next season.