St. Louis Cardinals mark start of playoff push in 14-inning win against Pittsburgh Pirates
If you are a fan of the long ball, the Kansas City Royals may not be the team for you.
Right-handed starter Adam Wainwright has been a leader on the St. Louis Cardinals staff for years as he became co-ace of the pitching rotation with Chris Carpenter, but the team needs Wainwright’s leadership now more than at any other time in his career.
The St. Louis Cardinals jumped out to a 28-16 record through roughly the first quarter of the regular season, and while that is the best record in the National League, the team still has noticeable room for improvement.
Adams is in such a groove right now he has the look of a hitter who could hit almost any pitch out of the ballpark.
Adron Chambers and Shane Robinson are battling hard for spots on the St. Louis Cardinals roster this Spring Training.
The most impressive part of Friday’s game, and the part that should give Cardinals fans optimism for September, is that the Cardinals were able to come from behind against their rivals and the team with the second-best record in Major League Baseball.
The only good thing about the Cardinals’ 1-4 trip is they returned home still in first place in the National League Central Division, albeit only a half game ahead of Cincinnati.
The season is finally here. No more what ifs, no more predictions, just statistics and results.
The Kansas City Royals roster is loaded with youngsters who were baptized by fire during the 71-91 campaign of 2011.