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Viva El Birdos Dec 16, 2014

How many starters do the Cardinals need for 2015?

It is very rare for a team to make it through the year relying on the five starters it starts the season with. The Cardinals will likely use more than five starters in 2015, but how many will they need to feel safe? The Cardinals starting five in 2015 appears nearly set with Adam Wainwright anchoring the rotation followed by Lance Lynn, John Lackey, Michael Wacha, and Carlos Martinez. The Cardinals entered 2014 with depth in the rotation with Carlos Martinez in the bullpen and Tyler Lyons in Memphis, but ended up using twelve different starters and finding it necessary to trade for Justin...
Viva El Birdos Dec 5, 2014

New St. Louis Cardinals reliever Matt Belisle discusses experience with Adam Wainwright

With the VEB Daily thread already up over 1,000 comments, let's treat this as the afternoon/early evening thread. New Cardinals reliever Matt Belisle discusses his experience with Adam Wainwright when both crossed paths in the Braves organization, classifying Waino as "very, very, very competitive...at anything he ever did, and I loved that about him. But he has matured even more so than I think anybody ever would have thought. He's been tremendous." Belisle was drafted by the Braves in the second round of the 1998 MLB Draft while Wainwright was drafted in the first round of the 2000 draft....

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