Spring Training is over (finally), and it's time to play baseball games for real. The Cardinals have signed Paul Goldschmidt to an extension, Kool-Aid is being swilled at life-threatening levels by some 'BFIBers' and, magically, the lineup will suddenly become one of the most feared in baseball...

Oh, I'm only kidding (sort of). At least some common sense has prevailed, and Dakota Hudson made the starting rotation. But how long will the leash be for Adam Wainwright, and how flexible is that bullpen if changes are needed? I'm almost done caterwauling about Dexter Fowler, Kolten Wong and Marcell Ozuna (you get the idea), for it's time to let some of this stuff play out. Again...how long will Mike Shildt's leash be, especially in the outfield, with other options available?

But, I'm telling you - if Ozuna still can't throw and his injury is AGAIN attempted to be covered up, I might just take a two iron to my television! Apparently, I am going to a game on the first homestand, and I'll be sitting behind left field, so maybe I can just yell at Ozuna myself. I'm all class!...

•And in Chicago, the team is so deep that Ian Happ can be sent to Triple-A, apparently. On paper, the starting rotation is solid, especially if the uber-expensive Yu Darvish is finally viable again. Having three lefties could pose big problems for some teams, and while I'm not exactly in tune with the Cubs' 40-man roster, I would assume Mike Montgomery or Tyler Chatwood would be called upon next to fill some time of rotation vacancy.

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