The Cardinals bench has become a topic of discussion recently, thanks in part to Kolten Wong's comments to Ben Frederickson. Wong expressed his displeasure to the idea of platooning, before "clarifying" his comments later. For this post I will assume Wong is the starting second baseman and Gyorko will work
One of the most underrated positions in baseball is the role of backup catcher. This role is growing ever more important in the MLB as fewer and fewer catchers start more than 120 games season. In 2016, Yadier Molina was the only catcher in baseball to start over 140 games,
I am REALLY excited about Eric Fryer.
Don't hit that escape button just yet, keep reading.
I am not sure whether it is my life long journey of being a backup or bench player - but the addition of Fryer really has me jacked for the 2017 season.
Dexter Fowler? Cool. Brett Cecil? Neat.