Originally Posted by RedEye
Just the kind of contorted phraseology that the Lost Decade has pounded into our poor heads, eh? Seriously though, I agree with you... although I think the Cardinals as currently constructed (around one of the best players ever) can probably stand to lose a bit of pitching and still be competitive.
I agree though I think they have already lost all the pitching they really can afford to lose. Their BP is already shaky and way to defense dependent and their starters well, they can't afford to lose anyone.