(AP) -- In a rotation filled with talented arms, Lance Lynn has stood out for the St. Louis Cardinals in the first month of the season.
Joe Saunders has fared pretty well for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Lynn looks to become the majors' first six-game winner when the Cardinals face Saunders and the Diamondbacks on Monday night at Chase Field.
After starting twice in 18 regular-season games in 2011, then pitching well out of the bullpen during the playoffs, Lynn (5-0, 1.60 ERA) has been one of baseball's biggest early surprises. He has a chance to become the first St. Louis pitcher since Bob Tewksbury in 1994 to win his first six starts of the season.
"It means we have five wins when I'm pitching, so that's good," said Lynn, who will turn 25 on Saturday. "That's all I'm trying to do is help us win when I'm out there. I'm off to a good start and the team's really been carrying me."
The right-hander had allowed one run in each of his first four starts before he gave up two and three ...