Every fan base has its share of optimistic, pessimistic, angry and happy fans. It's all part of the game. With all that said, I'm glad you mentioned Wacha. Just a few weeks ago in this chat I had to defend Wacha from some fans who wanted him off the rotation.
The World Series favorites are all in the American League, beginning with the Astros, Yankees and Red Sox.
I think the Cardinals would have a much better chance to sign him if he plays here and falls in love with the fans than if he doesn't play here.
You can never have too many pitchers. Never! As it turns out, Yairo Munoz has shown that the organization has some infield depth. How many fans realized that Munoz would step in admirably for Paul DeJong? When DeJong is back, the Cardinals will have an excess in infield depth with Carpenter, Wong, Gyorko and Martinez. It might make sense to move Carpenter to first and play Munoz at second with Gyorko at third.
That's the bargain you make with some of these young sluggers.
I might be willing to make that deal.
Harrison Bader has proved that he belongs in the majors. Heck, he belongs in the everyday lineup.
Let's wait until after the season to declare Ozuna toast.
I had no problem with the Cardinals avoiding a long-term deal with Holland. The one-year deal might work out.
I have to run for a phone interview. Thanks for joining this abbreviated live chat. See you next week.