September 18, 2008

STLtoday - Notebook: Eye on 2009

STLtoday - Notebook: Eye on 2009: "Mathematically eliminated from the NL Central race Tuesday night, the Cardinals appear increasingly to be looking forward to next season.

Exhibit D: Brendan Ryan debuts in right field.

Manager Tony La Russa gave Ryan his first major-league start in the outfield, bringing to eight the number of players to start at the position this year."

... Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch hits upon Ryan's initial shot at playing outfield last night. Strauss also updates Rick Ankiel and Randy Flores.