The St. Louis Cardinals have shown offensive prowess over the last week, racking up the run support and showing midseason form at the plate. The offense was impressive, but may have been overshadowed by the presence of pitching prospect Michael Wacha.
Wacha took the mound behind starter Lance Lynn on Wednesday against the Mets. The young prospect was making his second appearance in a Spring Training that has had many Cardinal officials raving about his work. On the heels of Wednesday’s performance, I doubt the hype will be dying down anytime soon.
Mets announcers seem to be uttering the same phrase repeatedly in that highlight, “Oh Boy” seemed to be the order of the day.
The Cardinal farmhand took over for Lance Lynn to start the third inning and went right to work striking out Mets’ shortstop Ruben Tejada. Superstar David Wright would follow with a base hit, the only blemish on Wacha’s day, before Ike Davis and Marlon Byrd would send fly balls into left field for an easy inni...