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Carlos Villanueva needs a bigger role with the Cardinals

Carlos Villanueva was signed as a potential long reliever but has been used sparingly thus far due to the success of the Cardinals' starters, but with Adam Wainwright injured, Villanueva is going to need a more prominent role to help cover innings. Three weeks into the season, Carlos Villanueva has not had a lot to do for the St. Louis Cardinals. Villanueva's role is one of long reliever, and with the rotation pitching very well thus far, manager Mike Matheny has not given him very many opportunities. Right now, the role of long reliever for the Cardinals appears to be one that receives...

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