Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/20/12
Despite spending nearly three weeks in the bullpen, where he was sent after struggling for the better part of a month, St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn moved into the top five in the National League in wins at 16 Wednesday night by blanking Houston for 6 1/3 innings in a 5-0 victory. Lynn allowed just three hits and two walks and only once allowed the Astros two runners in the same inning. Since emerging from the bullpen, Lynn (16-7) has given up only one run in 12 1/3 innings. "There was a major overhaul," said manager Mike Matheny, who wasn't all that enamored for a while with Lynn's performance or demeanor. "He spent a lot of time with Chris Carpenter, talking about the finer points of your demeanor, of your tempo, how you hold yourself on the mound. He didn't go down to the bullpen and sulk. He tried to figure out how to make himself better." Lynn, who admitted paying attention to his pitching elders about his mound comportment, said, "That's part of the learn...
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