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I'd bring up Wong

I think I am just about ready for the Kolten Wong Era to begin.

It's not a good thing that the Cardinals are back to using Skip Schumaker regularly at second base. Schumaker is a good hitter, but an awful middle infielder because he has awful range. The fact that he's in there at all is a sign that Tyler Greene have been utter failures at multiple opportunities to seize the position. But neither of them can hit well enough to stick.

So, I'm licking my chops at the thought of seeing Wong, who is hitting .303 in Class AA Springfield with a .380 on base percentage, make it to the big leagues and put a stop to the revolving door at second base in St. Louis.

Could he hit any worse than Greene (.225 with a .287 on base percentage) or Descalso (.223/.314) or field any worse than Skippy? I don't want to be rough on Descalso because he's a very valuable utility player. But not everyone is cut out to be a starter.

In the long run, it's probably a good thing that I'm not in charge because I'd release Greene and give Wong a chance.