Brendan Donovan was a most pleasant offensive surprise last season, but there is reason to believe that repeating that success will be difficult.
The Baseball Hall of Fame gained a worthy new member in Scott Rolen, but its membership is a mish-mash due to dumb exclusions and weak inclusions.
Sports columnists Ben Frederickson and Jeff Gordon explain why two mostly overlooked Cardinals this offseason need to be difference-makers coming off injuries.
The remaining free-agent pitchers are flying off the shelves. So far, anyway, the Cardinals have decided to stand pat with the rotation they have.
The current collective bargaining agreement discourages profligate spending, but it doesn’t prevent it. The CBA anticipates owners operating franchises as a business, as Bill DeWitt Jr. has done with the Cardinals.
Sports columnists Ben Frederickson and Jeff Gordon list their reasons the Cardinals are in a good position for next season, especially if they make the right moves this offseason.
Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt will provide the foundation as the team tries to build bigger success.