With pitchers and catchers hard at work in Jupiter, Florida, many of the St. Louis Cardinals are getting back together for the first time since the team fell to the San Francisco Giants in Game 7 of the National League Division Series.
Some things have changed since October, particularly, the waist size of starter Lance Lynn.
One thing that has not changed, is the velocity on the fastballs of many of the Cardinals' top prospects.
As Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported, closer Jason Motte was paired with youngsters Shelby Miller, Trevor Rosenthal, and Michael Wacha for Wednesday's bullpen session in an attempt to keep the hard throwers together.
Motte came away from the session completely impressed by the young rookies. Motte told Hummel that he wished he could watch the trio instead of work with them.
"Shelby, Wacha and Rosie have electric stuff. If I wasn’t throwing in that group, I could stand back and watch what they’re doing. These guys ha...