The St. Louis Cardinals finished second in the National League in hitting last season, but they also had plenty of stretches when the lineup didn’t score more than two runs, even when the pitching staff threw a great game.
Here are a few player notes and info from thus far into the Cardinals Winter Warm Up.
2011 saw the Royals’ top hitting prospects take a step forward, while many of their pitching prospects took a step sideways, down or out.
The roller coaster 2011 season has carried over to the off season and into 2012.
Wednesday night’s ball game between the Royals and Indians was a great microcosm of what I believe this season will be like as a Royals fan.
Joakim Soria is looking to pad his numbers as the Royals face playoff-bound Tampa Bay to end the season.
While the Cardinals continue to strive for success in 2010, it will take an offseason to fix the roster for their run in 2011.