Its day 7 of the United Cardinals Blogger annual spring roundtable, which means its my turn to pose the topic for discussion. Below is the transcript.
Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land:
With the World's best minor league system and some big contracts coming
off the books after the 2013 season (notably Chris Carpenter, Carlos
Beltran and Jake Westbrook), the Cardinals will find themselves in the
enviable position of having the young talent to fill some lineup holes
as well as the payroll flexibility to fill others.
Cardinals current crop of prospects and assuming that the Cardinals have
in the neighborhood of $25 million to spend next year, put yourself in
Mo's shoes and put together the Cardinals 2014 starting lineup and
starting rotation. (Note: You can also assume trades, if reasonable,
and any free agent signings must be actual free agents after the 2013
Daniel Shoptaw - C70 At The Bat
Some part of this are pretty easy, some a little toug...