Just getting started: Cardinals name Hicks fifth starter, will gain arm strength at work | St. Louis Cardinals

As demonstrated over the weekend if the Cardinals had taken a two-run lead in the seventh inning against Pittsburgh and their sizzling sinkerballer hadn’t come into play, the club chose to make it official before it was obvious. Jordan Hicks, the team’s former closer, will start the season as the fifth starter. That was the … Read more

Cardinals wrap up bench for opening day, continue to debate composition of 15-strong pitching staff | St. Louis Cardinals

JUPITER, Fla. — A series of moves on their last day in Florida with no game scheduled gave the Cardinals a glimpse of the position of the players and bench they will play on opening day. The pitching staff remains up for debate. “I think we could get on the wire by Tuesday,” said manager … Read more