When Justin Maxwell walked up to the plate in the 10th inning of Sunday’s game against the Rangers, anyone watching could sense that it was a big moment.
The second half of the Major League Baseball season is still a week away, but St. Louis Cardinals rookie right-handed starting pitcher Shelby Miller is throwing as if the calendar is about to turn to September, not July.
It has been a bit of an up and down year for Santana, but if he can build on his stellar June, and has a bit more luck, the wins will come.
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?
Herrera entered the eighth inning of the game in Atlanta with the score tied at 2. He was ready to blow away the heart of the Braves’ lineup with his blazing fastball.
This off-season, the Royals wanted to shake things up and they were willing to ship off their top prospect to do so.
Right-handed starter Adam Wainwright has been a leader on the St. Louis Cardinals staff for years as he became co-ace of the pitching rotation with Chris Carpenter, but the team needs Wainwright’s leadership now more than at any other time in his career.
The Royals defense was atrocious and their hitting and pitching weren’t too far behind.
he Rookie Hurler for the St. Louis Cardinals Has Been Impressive Thus Far
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