Opening Day is upon us and the Cardinals still have some unsettled roster questions.
But the organization has made one thing clear throughout the offseason and during spring training: It is all-in on its wealth of young talent. No fewer than five rookies, all of them pitchers, are with the Cardinals in New York. Others will get their chance throughout the season.
The Belleville News-Democrat has followed the Hot Stove season from the end of 2017, through MLB's Winter Meetings and the annual Winter Warm-up. We also spent time with the team in Jupiter, Fla., during spring training.
In case you missed the coverage, here's a comprehensive collection of articles to help you sort out what's ahead for the Cardinals in 2018:
MLB media weighs in on Cardinals prospects for 2018