Entering the season, the Cardinals bullpen projected to be a strength. Instead, it’s been the team’s biggest hindrance. The Cardinals bullpen has 20 losses and only 9 wins. Their .310 winning percentage is the worst among all MLB bullpen units. Yet, despite that glaring problem, some suggest the bullpen is fine.
photo by @cardinalsgifs This past weekend, I had the chance to attend the St. Louis Cardinals Blogger game, which featured a Q&A session with General Manager John Mozeliak. The Brett Cecil topic came up, and John Mozeliak expressed concern about his performance and his velocity, which is still down about one
photo by @cardinalsgifs Much has, rightfully, been made about the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen. Key high leverage guys Kevin Siegrist, Seung-hwan Oh, and Brett Cecil have all seen velocity drops of varying degrees. Velocity is obviously a key aspect of pitcher performance, so the early season drops are worrisome. The velocity drop