To kick off 2017, we decided to develop in depth positional power rankings for all positions in the NL Central. After 9 installments, let's summarize and see where the Cardinals stack up.
As you should expect, across nearly every position, the Cubs dominated the rankings. Topping the list in all but
After a poor start to the season for Trevor Rosenthal, Seung Hwan Oh, the 33-year-old rookie, took over the 9th inning for the Cardinals and never looked back.
“Final Boss” closed out 19 games while posting a 1.92 ERA on the year during 79.2 innings. But how will the now-34 year
After starting poorly, the Cardinals' bullpen rebounded to a strong year despite poor defense. How do they rank this year in the positional power rankings?
1. Chicago Cubs
With Chapman's free agency, the Cubs could have taken a hit in the closer spot this year. But one could argue that they have
The starting pitchers of the NL Central are no joke.
With multiple Cy Young winners, the impressive pitching that this division has become known for will not falter in 2017.
1. Chicago Cubs
The World Champion Cubs hold their crown thanks to their incredible starting pitching. In 2016, their rotation led the MLB
A big outfield piece changed teams in the NL Central this offseason, making his way to St. Louis. Let’s see how it affects the Cardinals' spot in this NL Central outfield positional ranking.
In this day and age, more and more teams are putting two, maybe even three "center-fielders" into the every
Rookie sensation Aledmys Diaz came out of nowhere to become the Cardinals' shortstop of the present and future in 2016. How does he stack up against the other shortstops in the NL Central?
In an era of great, young shortstops, the Cards were lucky enough to have found their guy last
After moving Matt Carpenter across the diamond, the St. Louis Cardinals will more than likely see a drop in production at the hot corner.
The National League Central has a clear top third baseman, but the next four spots could be argued in any order. After the young superstar heading the
With second base still a work in progress, the Cardinals didn't quite stack up with the top dog of the NL Central.
Unlike a lot of other positions on this list, second base doesn't have quite as many superstars or up and coming prospects. Instead, we find a lot of consistent