Originally written on STLSportsMinute  |  Last updated 11/19/14
What a difference seven weeks has made. Out of spring training, the St. Louis Cardinals had a solid pitching staff that was exciting to watch. What fans couldn't have known at that time was how impressive of a performance they were about to put up. Arguably that performance peaked when Shelby Miller and Adam Wainwright posted back to back shutouts - with one hit and two hits allowed, respectively. After the loss of Jake Westbrook to the 15-day DL, and the subsequent promotion of John Gast, no one wanted to hear that all wasn't well with Jaime Garcia. Unfortunately, that's exactly the case. Jaime is slated to have the very surgery he should have had last fall. In the Cardinals clubhouse there's a sometimes frustrating wait-and-see attitude about injuries. No amount of rest will bring Garcia back, and so the second change to the Cardinals' rotation will take place tonight when Tyler Lyons hits the mound. Can Tyler Lyons keep up with the Cards rotation? No ...
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