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Cardinal Lineup and Notes: Instant Replay, Shelby Miller

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Jenifer Langosch has today's lineup; this is also the first start for Yadier Molina at catcher. Remember the game is on Fox Sports Midwest and MLB Network at 12:05 CST:

  • 2B Mark Ellis
  • SS Jhonny Peralta
  • LF Matt Holliday
  • RF Allen Craig
  • C Yadier Molina
  • DH Matt Adams
  • CF Jon Jay
  • 1B Xavier Scruggs
  • 3B Dan Descalso

Dan McLaughlin has the scheduled pitchers: Angel Castro, Sam Gaviglio, Randy Choate, Lee Stoppelman, Pat Neshek, Eric Fornataro, Sam Freeman.

The World Series rematch will be the first opportunity for the team to test out Instant Replay; the Arizona teams have had the opportunity to challenge calls for a few days and yesterday was the debut in Florida. This Paul White article gives a good background on the instant replay addition to baseball.

Baseball Prospectus has ranked all 30 teams in the MLB based on the best 25 and under talent. First on the list: the Cardinals. They have 10 players listed:

  1. Oscar Taveras (21)
  2. Shelby Miller (23)
  3. Michael Wacha (22)
  4. Carlos Martinez (22)
  5. Trevor Rosenthal (23)
  6. Kolten Wong (23)
  7. Matt Adams (25)
  8. Stephen Piscotty (23)
  9. Alexander Reyes (19)
  10. Joe Kelly (25)

Of the 10, 7 have made their MLB Debuts and 4 are on their Top 101 prospect list. The overall system is ranked 6th. They commend the Cardinals for building their team and system from within and believe they will be competitive for quite a while.

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