Now try to resist that overwhelming urge to ruin this team. No Albert Pujols for Kevin Frandsen proposals.

2007 record 78-84, -104 run differential

Offense

725 runs (11th NL)
.337 OB (5th NL)
.405 SLG (14th NL)
56-89 SB (15 NL)

Strengths:

1B - Albert Pujols (.997 OPS)

Holes:

Middle IF
OF

Pitching

4.67 ERA (11th NL)
.336 OB (10th NL)
.431 SLG (10th NL)
.700 DER (10th MLB)

Strengths:

Adam Wainwright (3.70 ERA, .721 OPS against)
Jason Isringhausen (2.48 ERA, .543 OPS against, 32 saves)

Holes:

Ace starter
Workhorse starter
Primary setup reliever

Advanced Prospects

Colby Rasmus - CF
Bryan Anderson - C
Joe Mather - 1B
Jarrett Hoffpauir - 2B
Allen Craig - 3B
Mitch Boggs - RHP
Jaime Garcia - LHP
P.J. Walters - RHP
Chris Perez - Closer

St. Louis had a killer year in the minors, particularly in AA. Outside of Rasmus there isn't a lot of star talent, but suddenly they've got depth.