(The Chirp) -- It's all for real now. And although the Cardinals are "limping" into the start of the season, you still have to like the way they stack up, at least on paper.
It was a rough Spring for the Redbirds. Regulars' David Freese, Jason Motte, will both start of the season on the disabled list. Shortstop Rafael Furcal and Chris Carpenter won't start the season at all.
In his last interview before departing Jupiter, Manager Mike Matheny sat down with Rene Knott to talk about the start of the season and Matheny's expectations.