Found May 30, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
ST. LOUIS - A conversation in Mike Mathenys office lasts more than 20 minutes. Questions about his struggling bullpen take up more than half the time. The first-year manager is quickly learning that handling a bullpen and all the decisions that come with it is one of the toughest tasks he has. And one of the most scrutinized. But despite the continued questioning about the Cardinals bullpen, their lack of a second left-hander and the dominoes that followed when Lance Lynn was moved into the starting rotation, Matheny stays positive through the give-and-take with reporters. Weve got the horsepower to do it, we saw that early, Matheny says. Its helpful when our starters take us deeper but we cant count on that all the time. It comes down to they just have to do their job and they know that. We have to get back to figuring out for me, once again, how to get them in positions where they can succeed. After coming up huge in the playoffs last year, many thought the Cardinals bullpen c...
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