Youth has been served this season for the Cardinals, as the prophecy of their top ranked minor league system was fulfilled. But moving forward, there are even more young Birds that have a chance to make a breakthrough impact next season.
Someone “up there”, aka in the big leagues, did find him and give him a chance going into the 2012 season.
With Brendan Ryan gone and the addition of Ryan Theriot and Lance Berkman, there is a focus on David Freese and his durability.
Shelby Miller is the top prospect pitcher the Cardinals have had since Rick Ankiel.