Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 6/14/12
ST. LOUIS Lance Lynn figured to be a key late-inning reliever for the defending champion St. Louis Cardinals this year. Instead he just might make the All-Star team as a starter. Continuing a remarkable run as a fill-in for the injured Chris Carpenter, Lynn went 7 13 scoreless innings Wednesday night and tied the Mets R.A. Dickey for the National League lead with 10 wins in a dramatic 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox. With the Cardinals struggling just to stay above 500, Lynn has 10 of their 32 wins and has a 2.42 ERA in 13 starts. Safe to say they'd be in big trouble without him. "That's a great question and I'm glad we don't have to answer it," said Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. "We go into Spring Training and (Lynn starting) wasn't even part of the equation. He comes in here and you know he has good stuff. We knew he could come in here and start, but to be that guy that's been a real boost to our starting staff and our team as a hole, you just never know who that's go...
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