Having a list of sleepers to queue up on draft day is not only an integral part of the draft prep process, it's a big part of what makes draft day fun. Davis' stock is down after losing 41 points in batting average and 103 points in slugging percentage in 2016. Soler has even bigger issues
Along with young pitching, Stearns' emphasis in player acquisition has been on up-the-middle talent. Middle infielders and center fielders have been prime targets. Those players have the most value for Stearns, as they can be moved to other positions if needed but also serve as currency to acquire
The annual discussion is occurring again. It's taking place in bars, across work cubicles, online. How will the Cardinals fare this season? "Well," the answer usually goes, "it depends on ..." Second baseman Kolten Wong is a popular pick. Or third baseman Jhonny Peralta. Don'