Cardinals Bring Back Familiar Face With First Signing Of Offseason
Cardinals finished the 2023 season with a 71-91 record, raising questions about their future, particularly in the pitching department.
Losing four pitchers from their rotation, the team faces the challenge of finding suitable replacements for the upcoming season.
As a step towards rebuilding, the Cardinals signed pitcher Lance Lynn to a one-year, $10 million deal.
Lynn, who spent six seasons with the Cardinals, had a tough 2023 season with a 13-11 record and a 5.73 ERA.
His performance in 2023 included leading the league in home runs allowed (44) and ranking fifth in hits allowed (189).
Before his challenging 2023 season, Lynn had been a reliable pitcher, boasting a 41-27 record with a 3.42 ERA from 2019 to 2022.
The Cardinals' front office faces scrutiny as fans express diminished confidence in its ability to navigate the team's challenges.
The team's need for pitching is emphasized by notable pitchers like Blake Snell and Sonny Gray available in the market.