Here are a few shots of the Cardinals going through their paces to give you a little taste of March baseball:
Rookie third baseman David Freese looks a ball into his glove (AP photo)
Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter ducks out of the way after a ball takes a bad hop in fielding practice. (AP photo)
Newly signed Cardinals utilityman Felipe Lopez stretches before batting practice. (AP photo)
Pitcher Blake Hawksworth practices his fielding in front of a white wall. (AP photo)
Catcher Jason LaRue digs a ball out of the dirt as David Freese takes batting practice. (AP photo)
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