Jason Motte tore a ligament in his right elbow during spring training in 2013 and had Tommy John surgery to fix it, but that operation requires about a full year of rehab before a pitcher can return to the mound in a Major League Baseball game.
Adam Wainwright has been down the road laid out in front of Matt Harvey. By following the road map laid out by the Cardinals’ ace, Harvey may find some solace.
When the Royals made a splash this off-season by acquiring James Shields and Wade Davis from the Tampa Bay Rays, they figured they were getting two above average Major League pitchers that would solidify their rotation right away.
Pitching has been the strength of the Cardinals throughout their league-best season opening. But as the trade season approaches, could adding to their greatest asset be necessary?
With the announcement Sunday that Furcal has been shutdown from all on-field activities, the Caridinals are placed in a position to scramble for answers at shortstop for the long-term, yet in the moment.
The Winter Warm Up gives fans a chance to see how their favorite players look since we have seen them last.