The situation at the back end of the Cardinals’ bullpen four years later is nearly exactly the same.
The Cardinals have shown they can withstand injuries to just about any position outside of catcher and they should be able to make it through the rest of the season and playoffs without Westbrook.
Allen Craig lifted his 12th homerun of the season this afternoon in Milwaukee, extending the St. Louis Cardinals’ lead to 7-0 at the time.
With the unknown status of the full extent of Jason Motte’s injury, the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen will be the next unit that is forced to adjust on the run. However, with their closer on the mend, a brand new set of questions will have to be answered in a short amount of time.
Candid photos of St. Louis Cardinal players that appeared on air for InsideStl.com last week.