Originally Posted by osuceltic
Great example of why you continue to play and try to win to the bitter end. We had more than a few posters eager to throw in the towel and play the Louisville lineup as early as July -- and they more or less got what they wanted. I wish the Reds had grinded things out the same way the Cardinals had.
Cards really had no minor leaguers to play.
Their best prospects are in A and AA ball, so it's not like they wanted to see what some likely 2012 starters might do.
Their current team is their 2012 team, minus a PooHole or two.