Found April 18, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
The St. Louis Cardinals bullpen has been terrible all season long. Mitchell Boggs has been ineffective in his stint as closer and 22-year old phenom Trevor Rosenthal has struggled in his set-up role. On Thursday night in Philadelphia, manager Mike Matheny turned to Edward Mujica to close out the game and despite putting himself in a jam, Mujica was able to close the door as the Cardinals beat the Phillies 4-3. Adam Wainwright got the start on the hill for the Cardinals and the ace was stellar. Coming off a complete game shutout in his last outing, Wainwright was on cruise control through five innings, shutting out the Phillies before getting tagged for a pair of runs in the sixth inning. Wainwright ended the night pitching seven innings, allowing three earned runs on nine hits while striking out four and walking nobody. Wainwright picked up the win and is now 3-1 on the season. After that, the bullpen took over. Matheny gave Rosenthal the ball once again in the eighth inning...
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