Commentary

Scouting the St. Louis Cardinals

Carpenter-Wainwright 1-2 punch is top-notch; the bullpen … a big concern

Originally Published: October 4, 2009
By Keith Law | Scouts Inc.
The Cardinals return to the playoffs for the first time since their 2006 World Series victory, but unlike that club, this Cardinals team has a strong rotation to go with a lineup anchored by one of the majors' best hitters. Will that be enough to overcome one of the postseason's shakiest bullpens?

Strengths

Adam Wainwright
Wainwright
Chris Carpenter
Carpenter