Over the last week, the Cardinals have made two moves that have locked up and solidified the left side of the infield for years to come.
The aggressive Cardinal offseason continued this weekend, when the club came to terms with free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta. It is a signing that seems contrary to how the team has operated in years past, but it certifies one thing above all others: the team is ready to get over the hump.
The St. Louis Cardinals have fallen back into a bad habit they were plagued by early in 2011: giving away games.
Our final look around the St. Louis Cardinals stops on the pitching staff.