Over the weekend, there will be an opportunity to see baseball at is absolute most stereo-typically, nostalgic. The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals will face off in a mid-summer, mid-America, early summer, regional rivalry-based series between two teams that are by and large based in the fundamentals that make the game great. It will be the first time that two clubs have ever met while both have been in first place in their...
the clear cut Cardinal who stands to benefit the most is Peter Bourjos. With a path clear to an uncontested everyday opportunity, it is the best chance that the speedy glovesmith will likely have to show that what he can completely offer on a daily basis.
The Cardinal starting rotation has been its hallmark unit over the past few years, as it has annually produced among the top starting staffs in all of baseball.
Not much more than a month or so ago, it all seemed so simple when it came to evaluating the Cardinals’ fifth rotation slot. However, somewhere along the line, things changed due to the quiet return of a veteran stalwart that had been cast off to the desert of indefinite return status, Jamie Garcia.
On Monday, the Cardinals released the nominee list for what will become the second induction class to franchise’s Hall of Fame. Taking a look at the credentials, as well as some of the realities of each, shows why sorting out the ranks of club-specific Hall will continue to be annually intriguing outcome.