UPDATES & NEWS
Larry Fitzgerald tweets that he restructured his contract "to help the Cardinals get better for 2014."
The Cardinals already have a solid foundation, especially on the defensive side of the ball and with the emergence of their former number one pick Michael Floyd at receiver they are not too far off from being a legitimate contender. The 30-year old Fitzgerald, who is under contract till the 2019 season, sees this and is willing to help do what he can to help the team take that next step as he is not getting any younger.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Wandy Rodriguez allowed just one run on five hits and three walks with five strikeouts over five innings against the Angels on Friday.
Sigh. He’s like that bad penny you just can’t get rid of, no matter how hard you try. Just when you think Major League teams have had enough of him and his boring mediocrity, someone goes and brings good ol’ Wandy back from the dead. It’s difficult to imagine that he’ll last long with the Rangers, especially with the number of home runs he normally allows, but consider this the warning to stay away. This start may not look bad on the surface, but it’s just setting you up for something downright horrible in the future. He’ll get another start next week against the Mariners, but we cannot, in good conscience, recommend using him. Analysis: Howard Bender