The Cardinals have had many problems this season, ranging from bullpen issues to the plethora of injuries. One of the biggest holes is at second base.
Coming into the season, this was a known issue, but the team decided to have a competition between former first round pick Tyler Greene and utility man Dan Descalso. Neither player appeased most of the fans (granted, there was the contingent, me included, that believed that Greene could handle an everyday role with the team if given a fair shot).
We are now 2 months into the season and neither player has won that competition. Both players see time at the position, along with Skip Schumaker when healthy.
It begs the questions: Which player is doing better?
We’ll start with Greene, who has more plate appearances. His current slash line is .217/.284/.395; he’s hit 4 homers and has stolen 7 bases in 8 chances. He’s a natural shortstop, so he can handle the position defensively. There is make up questions, as he tends to have mental brea...