Black Friday is quickly approaching, which sits as the unofficial start to the Christmas buying season, but for the Cardinals, the seasonal shopping is well underway. With the addition of Jason Heyward and Jordan Walden, the St. Louis Cardinals have addressed two of their biggest outstanding needs in the young offseason already: an all-around upgrade in the everyday lineup and a back of the bullpen arm (that is a ‘break in case of...
It was clear that something had to be done to change the identity of the Cardinals this winter. The move to acquire Jason Heyward proves that the issue will be forced by all costs to improve the club.
2014 has been a start of varied returns for Shelby Miller. It has begun to create some questionable lines of perception on what Miller’s place is on the team, despite there being nothing that should be of any less concern for the team at this given point.
St. Louis Cardinals righthanded starting pitcher Shelby Miller had to beat out Joe Kelly for the fifth and final spot in the rotation through somewhat of a spring training-long duel between the two pitchers in 2013, and Kelly faces a similar challenge that could produce a similar result in 2014.
After his absence from the Cardinal postseason run, Shelby Miller enters his sophomore season on some questionable terms. However he has found peace of mind in a sole focus forward, and not asking unanswerable questions.