Originally Posted by MikeThierry
While that's a fair point, a 7.3 SO/9 doesn't scream strike out king either. He has the same career SO/9 as Garcia, whose mainly a contact pitcher.
Wainwright, Garcia, Miller, Rosenthal... I wouldn't classify the Cards as a "contact" staff. But their D is definitely an issue. Has been for quite a few years since Rolen, Edmonds and others left town.