• Matheny likely to adjust Cards' bullpen strategy

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 16, 2013
    It was, as Matheny said afterward, "all about winning right there." "As soon as Motte went down, there was a need, at least in our mind, to give that clear message that this is our guy right now," Matheny said. The Cardinals' offense had seemingly erased any suspense about how Matheny would set up his 'pen by scoring 10 times in the first three innings of a series opener. Trevor Rosenthal, who took Boggs' place as the team's eighth-inning setup man, has not fared much better in his enhanced role, also blowing two saves, and the two-run homer Rosenthal allowed Sunday ignited the Brewers' rally.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Cards take pressure off mound with fast start

      The Cardinals' offense erased any suspense about how manager Mike Matheny would set up his bullpen by scoring 10 times in the first three innings of the series opener at Pittsburgh to win, 10-6, on Monday.
      Source: MLB.com

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