As spring training winds down for the Cardinals, most of their roster decisions have been made. One of the key positions that seemed to demand attention was second base.
Fans have been hearing for some time now that this is a great farm system. Spring training gives them their first chance to see this first hand.
The trade brought new faces to Kansas City, time to take a look at the two guys that are leaving the team for the National League Central.
Just like some baseball fans that I know, I was skeptical when a young prospect was selected to become the Royals’ closer during the 2007 season. Part of the reason was because I have followed the Royals since the late eighties and saw closers come and go in the organization. Some were crafty veterans who, if brought into the game, would almost guarantee a Royals victory (Jeff Montgomery and Dan Quisenberry). However, I still...