The upcoming week is a crucial time span for the Cardinals as a team, but the starting pitching staff, it is also a chance to earn their keep. With the postseason looming, the team must make a decision about who it will have comprise its starting rotation, a decision that has become a crowded scene in recent weeks.
The St. Louis Cardinals opened camp on Tuesday morning with the traditional pitchers and catchers workouts. It did not take long for the first quote to fire up the fan base to come out.
The calendar has turned and it is time to take a look at the AL Central in 2011.