A good rule of thumb: If you, as a fan, are trying to move an underperforming player on your team to another team for a rising talent or star, the other team watches baseball, too.
The DeWitt Family does not have plans to sell the team in the near future.
They could. As outlined in the previous answer, that may not come until during spring training or closer to spring training. They also could do that and benefit from it, but doing so now you could see how it would close the door completely to some of the internal options. Unless they're just signing a free agent to complete with those players -- and what free agent isn't going to look for a better opportunity than that right now, in early December, with the chance to find a starting job, or at least lock one in?
It's the tech that goes into streaming services. Remember HBO Go? Yeah, ran on MLBAM tech. So, it's a big deal.
Yep. Sure. He has a willingness to steal, he will get a chance to do so with a quick game at a higher level this coming season, and you don't have to squint to see him running his way to the majors at some point in 2023 to contribute in a role like DeLuzio had.
Zack Thompson. Andre Pallante will get his chance. Michael McGreevy. Gordon Graceffo, if he's not relieving.
There isn't a surplus. That does not exist. They have depth. They don't have a surplus even if they add another starter. Don't buy into that idea. They would run at an innings deficit.
Consider the source. Always. It's up to you the reader to consider the source and the track record and how accountable they are when they're wrong. That goes for me, too. Your call.
Haven't even thought about it.
I'm not sure he'll get a chance to start, but he'll get a long, long, long, long, long look to have some role in the bullpen for the Cardinals right from the start of 2023.
Whoever isn't pitching well or is hurt.
He is not longer a rookie.
The opportunity is there, right now, this moment, this spring, at reliever. He profiles as a left-hander who can, at his best, get outs, and get some swings and misses, and for the Cardinals that spot is in the bullpen at the moment. It would take injuries ahead of him for the starting spot to open up. All he needs to do to be in the opening day bullpen is be one of the best lefties the Cardinals have, and he'll get that opportunity.
The plan, right now, is to keep him. They see him as part of the future tandem at catcher.
He can take his victory lap. He's a good reporter to go with a strong columnist.