Found June 04, 2012 on Cardinals Diaspora:
Brutal. The Cardinals are absolutely brutal right now. Pitching? Awful. Defense? Rams-ish. Offense? Adron Chambers leads the team in RBIs for June. With one.Injuries have ravaged the Cardinals. Matt Holliday, David Freese, Yadier Molina and Carlos Beltran have all had extended time on the DL along with Adam Wainwright and Kyle Lohse on the pitching side. What was that? 6 players will All-Star potential haven't gone on the DL? You don't say...No, I'm pretty sure that pretty much every team in the NL would love to have any of those guys in the middle of their lineup. Meanwhile, the Cardinals have all of them and continue to suck at the teat of mediocrity for the 7th straight week. Jon Jay and Skip Shumaker are nice role players. Guys that can make an impact when they're going. But they're not the guys the Cardinals counted on to carry the team in March heading into the season, so it's weak sauce to use them as the scapegoats when the team in flailing in June.La...
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